Private Employers Add 139,000 Jobs in February

Roseland, NJ, March 5, 2014 -- Private employers in the U.S. added 139,000 jobs in February, according to the monthly ADP National Employment Report.

The number was lower than of economists' expectations, who were looking for 160,000 jobs.

Harsh winter weather may have affected the number.

Private payrolls for January were revised down to a gain of 127,000 from the previously reported 175,000.