Private sector employers added 220,000 jobs in April, in a sign of a more robust economy taking shape,according to the latest employment report from payroll giant ADP.

The jobs gains were broad-based across various sizes of businesses and industry sectors. Small businesses with between one and 19 employees added 52,000 jobs, while those with between 20 and 49 employees added 31,000 jobs in April. Midsize businesses with between 50 and 499 employees gained 81,000 jobs. Large businesses with between 500 and 999 employees added 26,000 jobs, while larger companies with 1,000 employees or more gained 30,000 positions.

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