The U.S. created a seasonally adjusted 102,000 private-sector jobs in June, payrolls processor ADP said Wednesday, up from a revised 41,000 in May.
Economists polled by Econoday expected 140,000 new jobs. May’s numbers were revised higher by 14,000.
What happened: Large businesses led the growth in June, adding 65,000 jobs. Small businesses are struggling, losing 23,000 jobs.
By sector, education and health added 55,000 jobs. Professional and business added 32,000 jobs. Construction lost 18,000 jobs.