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Private Sector Added 230,000 Net New Jobs Last Month, ADP Says

The private sector added 230,000 net new jobs for the month of October, as reported by the ADP.

November 5, 2014

Private Sector Adds Surprisingly Strong 281,000 Jobs in June, ADP Says

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times WASHINGTON — Private employers added a surprisingly strong 281,000 net new jobs in June, the most since late 2012, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing Inc. said Wednesday. The figure was up sharply from 179,000 in May and is a positive sign heading into Thursday’s official jobs report from the […]

July 2, 2014

Private-Sector Job Growth Slowed In May To 179,000, ADP Reports

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times Private-sector job growth slowed in May to 179,000, the lowest level since January, payroll firm Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday. The figure was below analyst expectations for 210,000 net new jobs. ADP also revised down its April estimate by 5,000, to 215,000. “After a strong post-winter rebound in April, […]

June 4, 2014

ADP: U.S. Private Job Creation Falls In May

Washington (AFP) – The U.S. private sector churned out a net 179,000 new jobs in May, a disappointing fall from April, payrolls company ADP said Wednesday. It was the lowest level in four months, and suggested U.S. economic growth remains in second gear. The May figure was down 36,000 positions from April’s total, with a […]

June 4, 2014

Report: Lower-Wage Jobs Continue To Grow, Mid- And Higher-Wage Jobs Lag Behind

A new report by the National Employment Law Project reveals the slow and ongoing jobs recovery that the private sector has experienced since the 2008 recession, and underscores the notion that an economic recovery has not yet been fully achieved. As the NELP report notes, in the months leading up to the 2008 financial crisis and the […]

April 28, 2014

Economy Adds 192,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Holds Steady At 6.7 Percent

By Don Lee, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy added a fairly solid number of new jobs in March as employers reverted to their average pace of hiring after the unusually harsh winter weather. The Labor Department said Friday that the economy created a net 192,000 new jobs last month, just about as many […]

April 4, 2014

ADP: U.S. Private Hiring Picks Up In March

Washington (AFP) – U.S. businesses added 191,000 jobs in March, returning to the level of job growth seen in December before bad winter weather hit the economy, payrolls firm ADP said Wednesday. March job growth in the private sector was slightly above the 12-month average, but came in well below the consensus forecast of 215,000 […]

April 2, 2014

SEC Leaders Leaving To Coach Private Sector On Reforms

Two experienced Securities and Exchange Commission officials who helped oversee reforms resulting from the 2008 financial crisis announced today that they are leaving the SEC for private sector jobs. James Brigagliano–the former deputy director of the SEC’s trading and markets division–is leaving after 25 years at the SEC to work for the law firm Sidley […]

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