Legal Services Sector Loses 300 Jobs In February

Law360, Los Angeles (March 7, 2014, 6:49 PM EST) -- The legal services industry lost 300 jobs during the month of February, according to a U.S. Department of Labor report released Friday, but sources say the dip is not indicative of a broader downward trend.

The total number of jobs in the sector stood at 1,136,300 as of the end of February, down from 1,136,600 the previous month, according to the DOL's monthly jobs report. However, February's figure is 6,400 above what it was one year ago.

Overall, the U.S. added 175,000 jobs in February, according...
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