Private sector

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Survey: Sandy slows hiring in November to 118K

WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey shows that U.S. businesses added fewer workers in November, in part because Superstorm Sandy shut down factories, retail stores, and other companies. Payroll processor ADP says employers added 118,000 jobs.

12/05/2012

Calif. unemployment rate dips to 10.1 percent

  LOS ANGELES (AP) – California’s jobless rate continues to fall but it’s still above 10 percent. The state Employment Development Department says the rate was 10.1 percent in October, down from 10.2 percent a […]

11/16/2012

Survey: US businesses added 162K jobs in September

WASHINGTON (AP) – A private survey shows that U.S. businesses hired fewer workers in September than August, a sign that slow growth may be holding back hiring. Payroll processor ADP says companies added 162,000 jobs […]

10/03/2012