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VACANCY. A place which is empty. The term is principally applied to cases where an office is not filled.
     2. By the constitution of the United States, the president has the power to fill up vacancies that may happen during the recess of the senate. Whether the president can create an office and fill it during the recess of the senate, seems to have been much questioned. Story, Const. Sec. 1553. See Serg. Const. Law, ch. 31; 1 Breese, R. 70.

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Business subjects employing 10 to 49 persons have the highest job vacancy rate i.
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The job vacancy rate measures job openings as a percentage of total jobs.
The latest unemployment data showed that 46 of the 202 local authorities in England, Wales and Scotland have more than 10 dole claimants for every available job vacancy, said the union organisation.
The number of dole claimants per job vacancy is more than twice as high in parts of the North than in the South, illustrating a "stark" regional divide, according to a new analysis of unemployment figures.
The number of qualified staff chasing each City job vacancy increased from two to three over the year, he said.
MORE than eight unemployed people are chasing each unfilled job vacancy across Kirklees, according to a survey.
MORE than 30 unemployed workers are chasing every job vacancy in parts of Scotland, according to research.
Summary: The number of unemployed people chasing every job vacancy has risen to 18, according to a new report.
London was the worst-hit area with nearly eight JSA claimants for every job vacancy.