The U.S. added 8,000 jobs in the private sector in March, according to a report by payroll giant ADP.
The report represented a turnaround from February, when ADP reported a decline of 23,000 jobs (see Private Sector Loses 23,000 Jobs). The company has since revised that figure upward by 5,000, making the net loss 18,000. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which generally issues its reports two days after ADP, reported a loss of 63,000 jobs in non-farm payroll employment in February, but the BLS figures include public-sector employees.
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