Franchise employment growth finished strong in December, adding the second most jobs of any month in 2015. According to the ADP National Franchise Report, U.S. private-sector franchise jobs increased by 48,600. Restaurants had their second biggest month of the year and accounted for two-thirds of the jobs added in December. The accommodations sector increased by 0.5 percent. Private sector small business employment also experienced a bump, increasing by 95,000 jobs from November to December, the ADP Small Business Report reveals.