US Adds 238,000 Private Sector Jobs

By CNN

Published 01/08 2014 11:52AM

Updated 01/08 2014 11:54AM

Good news on the jobs front. Private sector hiring gained momentum last month.

That's according to payroll processor ADP.

ADP is reporting the us added 238,000 private sector jobs in December.

That's the strongest monthly hiring since November of 2012

The service sector created the most positions but traditional blue collar industries added jobs, too.

The new report says the employment growth is evidence the US economy was doing well at the end of 2013.

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