Wednesday, March 31, 2010

More Jobs 'Unexpectedly' Lost

We're on 14 months of 'unexpected' job losses now since The One took office. You'd think the state-run media would figure out we're on to them with this 'unexpected' nonsense.
Companies in the U.S. unexpectedly cut payrolls in March, according to data from a private report based on payrolls.

The 23,000 decline was the smallest in two years and followed a revised 24,000 drop the prior month, data from ADP Employer Services showed today. Over the previous six months, ADP’s initial figures have overstated the Labor Department’s first estimate of private payroll losses by as little as 2,000 in February to as much as 151,000 in November.

Companies are still hesitant to add workers until they see sustained sales gains and are convinced the economic recovery has taken hold. Economists surveyed by Bloomberg News anticipate the government’s report April 2 will show payrolls increased by 184,000, in part due to temporary hiring by the federal government to conduct the 2010 census and because of better weather compared with February.
Of course last month they blamed the snow for job losses. This month they attribute betetr weather to job gains. At least the spin is consistent. As summer approaches then the job market should be booming, right?

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