Private Employers Hire More Than Expected

Roseland, NJ, July 3, 2013 -- Private employers hired 188,000 new workers in June, according to the monthly ADP Employment Report.

Services again drove the private-hiring number, with 161,000 new jobs compared to the goods-producing sector's creation of 27,000 positions, the survey showed.

Economists estimated the report would show growth of 160,000 jobs for June, compared to May's survey that showed 134,000.