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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 30,200 Jobs in April 2018

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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Increased by 30,200 Jobs in April 2018

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TORONTO, May 17, 2018 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada increased by 30,200 jobs from March to April according to the April ADP® Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®.  The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm payroll employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.   

April 2018 Report Highlights

View the ADP Canada National Employment Report Infographic at www.ADP.ca/NER

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1:  30,200

Industry Snapshot:

  • Goods Producing:
    • Manufacturing     5,400  
    • Construction     2,600                                                                                     
    • Natural Resources and Mining     800

  • Service Providing:
    • Trade/Transportation and Utilities     5,500                                   
    • Information     4,100
    • Finance/Real Estate     3,100
    • Professional/Business Services     5,600
      • Professional/Technical     5,300
      • Management of Companies     -400
      • Administrative and Support     700                       
    • Education & Health Care     4,300
      • Educational Services     300
      • Health Care     4,000
    • Leisure and Hospitality     -1,400           
    • Other Services2     200           

"Canada experienced strong job growth across most industries in the month of April," said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute.  "Top performers were professional and business services, trade, and manufacturing but overall we saw solid gains across all industries except for leisure and hospitality."            

1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)
2 Including public administration        

 

 

The March total of jobs added was revised up from 42,800 to 59,300.

To obtain additional information about the ADP Canada National Employment Report, supporting data and the schedule of future release dates, or to subscribe to the monthly email alerts and RSS feeds, please visit www.ADP.ca/NER.

The May 2018 ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on June 21, 2018.

About the ADP Canada National Employment Report

The ADP Canada National Employment Report is a monthly measure of the change in total Canada nonfarm 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.

Each month, the ADP Research Institute issues the ADP Canada National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the labour market in Canada and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information.  The ADP Canada National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.

For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP Canada National Employment Report: Development Methodology".

About ADP (NASDAQ:ADP)

Powerful technology plus a human touch.  Companies of all types and sizes around the world rely on ADP cloud software and expert insights to help unlock the potential of their people. HR. Talent.  Benefits. Payroll. Compliance. Working together to build a better workforce.  For more information, visit ADP.com.

For more information about ADP Canada, visit ADP.ca.

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SOURCE ADP, LLC

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