Report: Nevada ranks 2nd in nation for employees quitting jobs (KLAS)

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — The record pace of Americans quitting their jobs in 2021 led to the term the Great Resignation. Now, a new report shows Nevada had the nation’s second-highest quit rate for employees last year.

According to the Chamber of Commerce report, in Oct. 2021, job openings reached near-record levels amidst widespread labor shortages, and in Nov. 2021, the number of quits totaled 4.5 million nationwide and most were in lower-paying jobs such as hospitality, food services, and retail.

While the nationwide quit rate in 2021 was 3%, Nevada’s was 3.8% with around 500,000 people quitting their jobs. Nevada placed right behind Alaska which took the top spot.