BUSINESS
04/05/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

January Private-Sector Jobs Fall by 22,000, Smallest Drop In Nearly Two Years

NEW YORK -- The labor market showed positive signs of recovering in January. Private-sector jobs in the U.S. fell by 22,000 in January, the smallest drop since February 2008, and service jobs continued to rise, according to a national employment report published Wednesday by payroll giant Automatic Data Processing Inc. and consultancy Macroeconomic Advisers.

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