500 Legal Sector Jobs Shed In March: BLS

Law360, New York (April 7, 2010, 2:20 PM EDT) -- The legal industry suffered a setback in March, with more than 500 legal workers losing their jobs last month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' monthly jobs report.

The number of legal industry jobs shed in 2010 has varied tremendously from 1,100 jobs lost in January to only 100 lost in February.

But the good news is that the 2010 statistics are far less bleak than the losses recorded in 2009.

The sector lost 2,100 jobs in December and 2,900 in November — a...
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