Sinking Spring, PA – April 19: The sign at the McDonald’s restaurant on Penn Ave in Sinking Spring, PA April 19, 2021 with a message on a board below it that reads “Work Here $15 $15 $15”. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
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Private sector companies added far more jobs than expected in July, pushed higher by a boom in leisure and hospitality jobs, payroll processing firm ADP reported Wednesday.
Job gains for the month came to 324,000, driven by a 201,000 jump in hotels, restaurants, bars and affiliated businesses. That total was well above the Dow Jones consensus estimate for…