Job openings hit 14-year high but hiring slows

April 7, 2015 2:39 PM

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The number of job openings in the U.S. reached a new 14-year high in February but hiring slowed slightly, the Labor Department said Tuesday.

Openings increased by 168,000 to 5.1 million, highest since January 2001, according to the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS).

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