Job openings decline in November
On the last business day of November, there were 2.8 million job openings in the United States, and the job openings rate was 2.0 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor reported.
The job openings rate declined in November, matching the series low set in 2003. The hires rate fell sharply in November to a series low of 2.6 percent. The total separations rate was little changed in November, but the quits rate declined further to 1.4 percent, also a series low.
LBAR launches mobile phone search option
The Lexington-Bluegrass Association of Realtors has launched a version of the LBAR.com property and Realtor search for mobile phones. LBAR President Gale Fulton said the association is constantly adding new features to its Web site and are excited to offer a mobile property search.