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…despite Teapublicans the employment numbers look good for NOV. -Let’s turn seasonal work into JOBs

Employers added 206,000 private-sector jobs in November

By msnbc.com news services

Private employers added 206,000 jobs in November, according to a new report released Wednesday from payrolls processor ADP.

The monthly number was better than expected. Analysts had expected a smaller gain in November. October’s monthly gain in private-sector hiring was revised up to 130,000 from a previously reported gain of 110,000.

Each month, ADP releases a report on whether private employers added any jobs in the prior month. The report is often used as a gauge heading into the government’s monthly employment report, which is due out Friday.

Earlier, consultants Challenger, Gray & Christmas reported the number of planned layoffs at U.S. firms edged down marginally in November, though job cuts for the year have surpassed 2010’s total.

Employers announced 42,474 planned job cuts this month, down 0.7 percent from 42,759 in October, according to the report.

November’s job cuts were down 12.8 percent from the same time a year ago when 48,711 layoffs were announced. But with just one month left in the year, employers have announced 564,297 cuts for 2011, exceeding 2010’s total of 529,973.

Cuts in the government sector accounted for 44 percent of November’s layoffs, the eighth time this year the sector has led all others in monthly job cuts.

Of the 18,508 government job cuts announced this month, 13,500 were the result of civilian workforce cuts made by the United States Air Force.

“Over the past six months, we definitely have seen a shift away from the heavy government job cuts at the state and local level toward increased job cuts at the federal level,” John Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas, said in a statement. “The worst may be yet to come, as cutbacks spread from the military to every other agency in Washington.”

Hiring plans fell sharply to 63,527 from 159,177 the month before. Most of November’s gains were from seasonal workers being hired by UPS.

The report comes two days ahead of the key U.S. jobs report, which is forecast to show the economy added 122,000 in November.

The Associated Press and Reuters contributed to this report.

Jobs … The President has been talking Jobs contrary to “the media” comments

by on Aug  9, 2011

Description: President Obama announces a major jobs initiative for veterans, with the goal of getting 100,000 more veterans working by the end of 2013. August 5, 2011

Nominates Alan Krueger to chair the Council of Economic Advisers. August 26, 2011.

President Barack Obama FTW to CEOs Ask what you can do for America Chamber of Commerce Feb. 7, 2011

With a huge nuclear crisis in Japan and fighting in Libya, why is President Obama visiting Latin America this weekend? The short answer is American jobs. In his weekly address he discusses his trip to Latin America and the importance of strengthening our economic partnership with the region to create good jobs at home. He expresses a need to open more global markets and increase exports as a way of expanding the U.S. economy.

President Barack Obama outlines his fiscal policy during an address at George Washington University in Washington DC. Wednesday, April 13, 2011

President Barack Obama is reassuring the public that jobs and the economy are his top priority. (May 7)

President Obama Wishes America Happy Fourth of July Creating Jobs and Cutting Deficit

I renewed my call to Congress to stop subsidizing the oil and gas industries. Understand, I’m not opposed to producing oil. I believe that if we’re serious about meeting our energy challenge, we need to operate on all cylinders, and that means pursuing a broad range of energy policies, including safe and responsible oil production here at home. In fact, last year, America’s oil production reached its highest level since 2003.

Speaking from Carnegie Mellon University, President Obama discusses the vital role advanced manufacturing will have in strengthening our economy and creating good, middle-class jobs.

President Barack Obama visited Cree Monday to tour one of our LED lighting manufacturing lines, meet with his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness and to address Cree employees. Cree was honored to play host to the president and his Jobs and Competitiveness Council.

President Obama Winning The Future Advanced Manufacturing Jobs America Economy President Obama visits the Alcoa Davenport Works in Bettendorf, Iowa and speaks about the critical role manufacturing plays in the American economy.

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