US legal sector adds 1,100 jobs in November
The US legal services sector shed 1,100 jobs in November, representing the second consecutive month of labor market contraction after a mostly steady period of recovery. comments powered by Disqus
The U.S. Labor Department’s latest monthly report shows the total number of legal jobs to be 1,128,600, which is 51,400 jobs short of the 10-year high of 1,180,000 set in May 2007.
Despite recent contraction, 2013 has been a year of job growth in the sector, with 2,500 jobs being added over the last 12 months.