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ADP Canada National Employment Report: Employment in Canada Decreased by 294,200 Jobs in June 2021

TORONTO, July 15, 2021 /CNW/ -- Employment in Canada decreased by 294,200 jobs from May to June according to the June ADP®Canada National Employment Report.  Broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge, the ADP Canada National Employment Report is produced by the ADP Research Institute®.  The report, which is derived from actual ADP payroll data, measures the change in total nonfarm payroll employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.   

June 2021 Report Highlights*

Total Canada Nonfarm Payroll Employment1:

- 294,200

Industry Snapshot:

     •         Goods Producing:

               o    Manufacturing


               o    Construction


               o    Natural Resources and Mining


     •        Service Providing:

               o    Trade/Transportation and Utilities


               o    Information


               o    Finance/Real Estate


               o    Professional/Business Services


                          ▪  Professional/Technical


                          ▪  Management of Companies


                          ▪  Administrative and Support


               o    Education & Health Care


                          ▪  Educational Services


                          ▪  Health Care


               o    Leisure and Hospitality


               o    Other Services1


* Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding

1 Including 14 industries (cf. report methodology)

2 Including public administration

"In June, the labour market reported a decrease in jobs, marking the second straight month of declines," said Nela Richardson, chief economist, ADP. "While manufacturing and construction recorded gains, the service sector took on the majority of job losses, primarily in industries heavily affected by COVID-19 related restrictions."

The May total of jobs added was revised from 101,600 to -318,700.

The July 2021ADP Canada National Employment Report will be released at 8:30a.m.ET on August 19, 2021.

About the ADP Canada National Employment Report
The ADP Canada National Employment Report is a monthly measure of the change in total Canada nonfarm payroll employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client companies served by ADP Canada. The report, which measures more than two million workers in Canada, is produced by the ADP Research Institute®, a specialized group within the company that provides insights around employment trends and workforce strategy.

Each month, the ADP Research Institute issues the ADP Canada National Employment Report as part of the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the labour market in Canada and providing businesses, governments and others with a source of credible and valuable information.  The ADP Canada National Employment Report is broadly distributed to the public each month, free of charge.

For a description of the underlying data and the statistical model used to create this report, please see "ADP Canada National Employment Report: Development Methodology".

About the ADP Research Institute
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