Sunday, August 5, 2018

Legal sector loses 2,100 jobs in July

According to the monthly report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.  The BLS also revised downward the number of jobs added in June by 1,900 (BLS originally reported 4,800 jobs were added in June).  Even with these two developments, the legal sector has still added a net 1,100 jobs since May, and July's figure represents a net gain of 2,000 jobs compared with the total number of jobs in the legal sector (which includes non-lawyers like paralegals, legal secretaries and alternative legal service providers) BLS reported in July 2017. You can read the BLS report for July 2018 here (just scroll down to "legal services" under the category "Professional and Business Services"). The American Lawyer also has a comprehensive report here

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