U.S. private sector adds 220,000 jobs in April: ADP

NEW YORK Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:40am EDT

A worker stands in front of a construction site in San Francisco, California January 5, 2012. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

A worker stands in front of a construction site in San Francisco, California January 5, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Robert Galbraith

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. private employers added 220,000 workers in April, the highest amount since November and above analysts' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Gains in the prior month were revised higher, to 209,000 from 191,000. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast that the ADP National Employment Report would show a gain of 210,000 jobs in April.

The report is jointly developed with Moody's Analytics.

(Reporting by Ryan Vlastelica; Editing by Meredith Mazzilli)

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Comments (2)
NJ_Joe wrote:
Funny.. I was laid off in March from ACS/Xerox they off-shored my job. It didn’t help me?? where are these jobs what are these jobs?

Apr 30, 2014 10:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
blath wrote:
Without a breakdown of the job data by economic sector and compensation this article is meaningless. Since Reuters is probably trying to obfiscate the data I will assume that 220,000 minimum wage jobs were created. Horrible news.

Apr 30, 2014 12:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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