During the fourth quarter of 2018, private-sector establishments had gross job gains of 7.7 million and gross job losses of 6.9 million, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics. That resulted in a net gain of 814,000 jobs. Nine out of 13 industries had net job gains over this period. Service-providing industries added 669,000 jobs, while goods-producing industries added 145,000 jobs.
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