U.S. Employers Only Add 133,000 Jobs In MayCopyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
WASHINGTON -- A private survey shows U.S. businesses boosted hiring in May modestly, a sign that the job market is recovering only slowly.
Payroll provider ADP says that businesses added 133,000 jobs last month. That's higher than the revised total of 113,000 jobs it reported for April, which was the weakest in seven months.
The ADP survey has often deviated sharply from the government report. For example in March, the Labor Department said employers added just 154,000 - much lower than ADP's estimate of 201,000.
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