Employment up by 28,800 jobs in September: Report

'Trade continues its steady growth, adding the most jobs the sector has seen all year'
|hrreporter.com|Last Updated: 10/22/2018
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Transportation, trade and utilities were up by 13,300 jobs in September, according to ADP.REUTERS/Chris Helgren

Employment in Canada increased by 28,800 jobs from August to September according to the ADP Canada National Employment Report, which is derived from actual payroll data. 

"The labour market was quite strong in the month of September," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice-president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute. "Although the goods-producing sector struggled this month, we saw significant growth in many industries. Trade, for example, continued its steady growth adding the most jobs the sector has seen all year."

Industry snapshot

Goods Producing

 

Manufacturing

-3,300

Construction

-200

Natural resources/mining

-2,200

Service Providing

 

Trade/transportation/utilities

13,300

Information

4,200

Finance/real estate

1,700

Professional/business services

800

Professional/technical

3,900

Management of companies

-1,100

Administrative, support

-2,000

Education/health care

14,300

Educational services

5,400

Health care

9,000

Leisure, hospitality

-2,300

Other

2,500

The August total of jobs added was revised up from 13,600 to 42,700.

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