4.3 Million People Quit Their Job in August 2021

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that 4.3 MM Americans quit their jobs in August 2021, up from 4MM in July. The quit rate is highest it’s been since the statistic became available in 2000.

Most of the workers quitting worked in the food services industry and hospitality (892,000), retail (721,000), professional business services (706,000) and health care and social assistance (534,000).

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