US job openings unchanged at 5.5 million

Job openings were little changed at 5.5 million on the last business day of November, the US Department of Labor said today. Over the month, hires and separations were little changed at 5.2 million and 5.0 million, respectively. Both the quits rate at 2.1% and the layoffs and discharges rate at 1.1% were unchanged.?