US legal sector adds 2000 jobs in March

April 9, 2013 The US department of labor reports that the legal sector added 2,000 jobs in March, which marks the first month in 2013 that there has been jobs growth, and is the highest single-month gain in nearly a year.



The legal sector shrank by 2,400 jobs in January, and a further 700 jobs were lost in February. But the preliminary employment figures for March - with 1,126,900 lawyers working in the US - is 9,000 higher than in March of last year.

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