Employers added 250,000 new jobs in October, and the unemployment rate is at a 49-year low of 3.7 percent. We get another look at the labor market Tuesday morning — the JOLTS report on job openings and hiring. It’s expected to show continued strength in the labor market. But the numbers may not be quite as stellar as they seem.
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