Live updates: The blockbuster July jobs report throws cold water on the recession debate

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Workers aren’t acting like we’re in a recession. More than 4 million quit their jobs in June.

Americans still aren’t staying in their jobs, even as fears of a recession settle over the economy. 

In June, 4.2 million people quit their jobs, according to new data out from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

At the same time, hiring wasn’t slowing down: 6.4 million Americans were hired in June, and the layoff rate stayed low at 0.9%. That means that, even as some do see layoffs and hiring slowdowns, workers for the most part aren’t worried about walking away from their jobs.

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