• The number of people who are unemployed because they quit their jobs is at its highest point of the pandemic

    24 days ago - By Business Insider

    A customer walks by a now hiring sign at a BevMo store on April 02, 2021 in Larkspur, California.
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    In June, 942,000 people were unemployed because they voluntarily quit, a pandemic-era high.
    It reflects labor-market tightness, which is strange when 9.5 million are out of work.
    Wages also ticked up in June, although they still remain relatively low for leisure and hospitality workers.
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