Private-sector employment increased by 216,000 from January to February on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the latest ADP National Employment Report® released today. Employment in the private, service-providing sector increased 170,000 in February. Employment in the private, goods-producing sector rose 46,000 during the same period. Manufacturing employment increased 21,000, while construction employment advanced 16,000. Financial services added 14,000 jobs. Employment on small payrolls—those with up to 49 workers—rose 108,000 in February. Go to http://bit.ly/wD5E7G for more information.