Employment rises by 42,800 jobs in March: ADP

'Canada experienced robust hiring despite tepid performance in some industries'
By sd
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 04/24/2018
Economy, labour market, employment
The construction industry gained 22,300 jobs in March, according to ADP. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Employment in Canada increased by 42,800 jobs from February to March, according to the ADP Canada National Employment Report

"Overall, Canada experienced robust hiring in the month of March despite a tepid performance in some industries," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice-president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. 

"While there were losses in finance, information and education, they were outpaced by significant growth in the construction industry."     

 Change in jobs in March

Manufacturing

2,300

Construction

22,300

Natural resources, mining

5,700

Trade/transportation/utilities

6,800

Information

-2,700

Finance/real estate

-9,600

Professional/business services

5,900

Professional/technical

8,100

Management of companies

1,600

Administrative, support

-3,900

Educational services

-6,800

Health care

6,000

Leisure, hospitality

260

Other services

12,700

The February total of jobs added was revised down from 32,700 to 16,200.

The report is a monthly measure of the change in total Canada non-farm payroll employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP Canada. The report, which measures more than two million workers in Canada, is produced by the ADP Research Institute, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy.

Add Comment

  • *
  • *
  • *
  • *