Small businesses are struggling to add jobs

07/8/2010 | Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Small businesses have traditionally played a key role in leading the nation out of a recession, but the sector has struggled to add jobs in the most recent downturn. Small companies had the smallest number of new hires last month since October, according to payroll data from Intuit. "If the small businesses are faltering, that suggests that the risks of recession are growing," says John Challenger, president of an employment consulting firm.

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