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Job numbers continue to rebound through July: report

Canadian employment rose by 1,149,800


Canadian employment increased by 1,149,800  jobs from June to July according to the July ADP Canada National Employment Report.

Released Aug. 20, ADP’s report is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the change in total non-farm payroll employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

“The job market posted employment growth in July as businesses started to reopen,” said Ahu Yildirmaz, vice president and co-head of the ADP Research Institute, which produces the report.

“We are seeing job gains across all industries.”

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Industry highlights from the report include:

Goods Producing

  • Manufacturing     93,300
  • Construction     156,600
  • Natural Resources and Mining     13,000

Service Providing

  • Trade/Transportation and Utilities     341,200
  • Information     4,600
  • Finance/Real Estate     52,200
  • Professional/Business Services     112,300
    – Professional/Technical     45,900
    – Management of Companies      12,400
    – Administrative and Support     54,000
  • Education & Health Care     228,100
    – Educational Services     83,400
    – Health Care     144,700
  • Leisure and Hospitality     103,400
  • Other Services     45,000.