U.S. Adds 16,160 Franchise Jobs in August, According to ADP National Franchise Report(SM)

U.S. Adds 16,160 Franchise Jobs in August, According to ADP National Franchise 
Year-Over-Year Data Shows U.S. Franchise Job Growth Outpacing Growth
of Broader U.S. Labor Market 
ROSELAND, NJ -- (Marketwired) -- 09/18/13 --  U.S. private-sector
franchise jobs increased by 16,160 during the month of August 2013,
according to the ADP National Franchise Report(SM). Broadly
distributed to the public each month free of charge, the ADP National
Franchise Report measures monthly changes in franchise employment
derived from ADP's actual transactional payroll data. The report is
produced by ADP(R), a leading global provider of Human Capital
Management (HCM) solutions, in collaboration with Moody's Analytics,
Inc. and is published by the ADP Research Institute(R). 
"Based on ADP data, the year-over-year job growth rate of the U.S.
franchise industry has been
 outpacing the broader private sector job
market by more than one half of a percentage point," said Ahu
Yildirmaz, senior director of the ADP Research Institute. "Over the
past year, payroll expansion among restaurants and business services,
such as temporary staffing agencies, has been the primary driver of
U.S. franchise job growth. This past month was no exception, as
restaurants generated more than half of all new franchise jobs in
August 2013 ADP National Franchise Report Highlights 
Click here to access the ADP National Franchise Report Infograph 
Changes in Franchise Employment by Industry (in alphabetical order):* 

--  Accommodations 1,170
--  Auto Parts and Dealers 3,760
--  Building Material and Garden Equipment 120
--  Business Services 320
--  Education 400
--  Food Retailers 340
--  Gasoline Stations and Auto Repair -1,620
--  Leisure 1,230
--  Manufacturing -50
--  Personal Care Retailers 220
--  Personal Services 670
--  Professional Services -490
--  Real Estate -140
--  Rental -140
--  Restaurants 8,740
--  Other 1,640
--  Total U.S. Franchise Employment: 16,160

*Sum of components may not equal total, due to rounding. 
The September 2013 ADP National Franchise Report will be released at
9:00 a.m. ET on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. A schedule of future
release dates, as well as additional information about franchise
employment, charts on monthly job growth and employment levels, and
historical data is available at www.ADPemploymentreport.com. 
To obtain information about the ADP National Employment Report(R) and
the ADP Regional Employment Report(SM), including charts, supporting
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About the ADP National Franchise Report(SM)
 The ADP National
Franchise Report, the first and only report of its kind, is a monthly
measure of the change in total U.S. nonfarm private franchise
employment derived from actual, anonymous payroll data of client
companies served by ADP(R), a leading provider of human capital
management solutions. The matched sample used to develop the ADP
National Franchise Report is derived from ADP payroll data, which
represents 15,000 Franchisors and Franchisees employing nearly one
million workers in the U.S.  
The ADP National Franchise Report is published by the ADP Research
Institute(R), a specialized group within ADP that provides insights
around employment trends and workforce strategy, in collaboration
with Moody's Analytics, Inc. 
Each month, ADP issues the ADP National Franchise Report as part of
the company's commitment to adding deeper insights into the U.S.
labor market and providing businesses, governments and others with a
source of credible and valuable information. The ADP National
Franchise 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 National Franchise
Report: Development Methodology."  
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from a single source, and helps clients comply with regulatory and
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