Special Report

States Where the Most People Are Quitting Their Jobs Right Now

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50. New Jersey
> Quits in May 2022: 1.8% of workforce (76,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.9% (181,724 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: -14.6% (13,000 fewer quits)
> Labor force size: 4,648,563 people

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49. New York
> Quits in May 2022: 1.9% of workforce (180,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.4% (414,806 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +23.3% (34,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 9,457,848 people

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48. Massachusetts
> Quits in May 2022: 2.0% of workforce (72,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 3.9% (146,201 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +7.5% (5,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 3,775,738 people

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47. Rhode Island
> Quits in May 2022: 2.2% of workforce (11,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 2.9% (16,492 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +10.0% (1,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 570,102 people

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46. Connecticut
> Quits in May 2022: 2.2% of workforce (36,000 total quits)
> May 2022 unemployment: 4.2% (78,732 people)
> 1-year change in number of workers who quit: +33.3% (9,000 more quits)
> Labor force size: 1,895,140 people

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