Private-sector Hiring Slows In April, Stirs Concern

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies hired the fewest people in seven months in April, a worrisome sign for a labor market that has struggled to gain traction and adding to concerns that the economy has lost some momentum.

Sections:  news   business   
Topics:  economy   hiring   labor market   private sector   u.s. economy   
RELATED ARTICLES
  • Dollar rises above 100 yen for 1st time in 4 years
    The dollar has risen above 100 yen for the first time in more than four years as currency traders persist in selling the Japanese currency in reaction to Tokyo's aggressive credit-easing moves. More
  • Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tourObama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour
    Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
  • Retailers report modest gains for April
    Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
  • US home building is surging, but job growth isn'tUS home building is surging, but job growth isn't
    The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
  • US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012US casino revenue up nearly 5 percent in 2012
    Things are looking up for most of the nation’s commercial casinos, as gambling revenue increased by nearly 5 percent last year and jobs held roughly steady. According to the annual survey of casinos by the American Gaming Association, America’s nontribal casinos took in $37.3 billion from gamblers last year, an increase of 4.8 percent over 2011. More
BING NEWS:
  • U.S. private sector jobs tepid, mortgage applications near flat
    Zandi also said he was not seeing evidence that small employers are shying away from hiring because of the health care provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
    10/1/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Private-sector hiring slows in April, stirs concern
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies hired the fewest people in seven months in April, a worrisome sign for a labor market that has struggled to gain traction and adding to concerns that the economy has lost some momentum. The ADP National Employment Report ...
    05/2/2012 - 5:43 am | View Link
  • Private-sector hiring slows in April, stirs concern
    In China, factory activity contracted again in April, although at a slower rate ... WARM WINTER WEATHER But despite the weak numbers in the ADP report on private-sector hiring, some analysts and economists were cautious on whether the data indicates ...
    05/2/2012 - 5:41 am | View Link
  • WRAPUP 2-US private-sector hiring slows in April, stirs concern
    NEW YORK, May 2 (Reuters) - U.S. companies hired the fewest people in seven months in April, a worrisome sign for a labor market that has struggled to gain traction and adding to concerns that the economy has lost some momentum. The ADP National Employment ...
    05/2/2012 - 5:40 am | View Link
  • More
BING SEARCH:
  • The Employment Situation
    ESTABLISHMENT DATA Summary table B. Establishment data, seasonally adjusted Category June 2013 Apr. 2014 May 2014 p June 2014 EMPLOYMENT BY SELECTED INDUSTRY
    07/25/2014 - 5:22 am | View Website
  • Who's Hiring?
    Ruby On Rails Developer, Washington, D.C.: WeddingWire.com. WeddingWire is the nation's leading technology company serving the $100+ billion wedding, corporate, and ...
    07/25/2014 - 3:06 am | View Website
  • Recruitment
    Recruitment refers to the overall process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates to a one or more jobs within an organisation, either permanent ...
    07/24/2014 - 10:41 pm | View Website
  • Techmeme
    Blog tracking other technology blogs.
    07/24/2014 - 7:21 pm | View Website
  • Business News, Personal Finance and Money News
    Find the latest business news on Wall Street, jobs and the economy, the housing market, personal finance and money investments and much more on ABC News
    07/24/2014 - 6:31 pm | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Business News