US private-sector jobs continue climbing in September: survey

Washington (AFP) – US private employers added 749,000 jobs in September, payroll services firm ADP said Wednesday, as employment continues to rebound following the economic hit caused by the coronavirus downturn.The report was above analysts’ expectations and came ahead of Friday’s release of the September unemployment rate by the Labor Department, the last before voters decide whether to give President Donald Trump a second term in the November election.The business shutdowns beginning in March to stop Covid-19 did grievous harm to the economy but ADP showed recovery in hard-hit sectors like …

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