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Private Sector Created Only 189,000 Jobs in March: ADP

Posted April 02, 2015

Under Economic Issues

(Jeff Cox – CNBC)

Private business job creation decelerated in March as an economic slowdown and other factors put a dent in activity, according to the latest report from ADP.

Companies added 189,000 positions for the month, down from the 214,000 in February, a number that was revised slightly upward from the 212,000 initially reported.

Virtually all the new positions came from the service sector, with the majority of those concentrated in small business. Services added 184,000, with goods-producing responsible for just 5,000, according to the report that ADP puts together in conjunction with Moody’s Analytics. Click here to read more.