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Private sector job growth beats expectations in October

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. private employers added more jobs than expected last month, while planned layoffs dropped sharply, underscoring the view the economy is on a path of slow growth. The ADP National Employment Report showed on Wednesday the economy’s private sector added 110,000 jobs in October, topping economists’ expectations for a…

Boehner dismisses Obama jobs plan

WASHINGTON — US House speaker John Boehner on Thursday dismissed President Barack Obama’s $447 billion jobs plan as “more of the same,” saying its tax credits were not enough to create private sector employment. The Republican leader repeated an earlier concession that the “American Jobs Act” offered opportunities for “common…

Americans worry about economy after job report

New worries about the economy gripped America Saturday after a government report showed no job growth last month amid sagging consumer confidence. Economists raised new concerns about recession after the Labor Department said that private sector employment, previously the main engine for job growth as revenue-strapped governments shed workers, “changed…

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