California loses 1,000 manufacturing jobs in July
ROSELAND, NEW JERSEY
August 9, 2017
• Goods-producing sector adds a mere 100 jobs
• Growth is almost entirely in service sector
California manufacturers fired 1,000 more workers than they hired in July, according to a report Wednesday from payroll processing company Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP) of Roseland, New Jersey, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics Inc.
But the overall jobs picture was more positive, thanks to widespread hiring for service workers.
Employers added a net 14,700 private sector jobs during the month of July, according to the ADP Regional Employment Report.
According to ADP’s data, a net 100 of those jobs (goods producing) actually produce something. The rest, 14,500, fall into the broad service-providing sector.
By Select Industries
Natural Resources/Mining and Construction: 1,200
Professional and Business Services: 4,200
Trade, Transportation and Utilities: 1,900
Note: The sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding.