Companies added U.S. workers at slower pace last month, ADP says

UNITED STATES PRIVATE PAYROLLS increased by 179,000 in November, according to the ADP Research Institute. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES
UNITED STATES PRIVATE PAYROLLS increased by 179,000 in November, according to the ADP Research Institute. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/GABBY JONES
NEW YORK - Companies added fewer workers than forecast to United States payrolls in November, though the pace of gains remained relatively healthy. Private payrolls increased by 179,000, below the median estimate of economists for 195,000 and the prior month’s gain of 225,000, data from the ADP Research Institute showed Thursday. Goods producers, including builders…

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