Jobs

Job Openings Slightly Increased in May

Rose 28,000 to 3.83 million

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WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers advertised slightly more jobs in May and total hiring increased, further signs of steady improvement in the job market.

The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings rose 28,000 to 3.83 million in May from April. That's close to February's 3.9 million, which was the highest in five years.