Legal Services Sector Adds 700 Jobs In March

Law360, New York (April 4, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT) -- The legal services industry gained about 700 jobs during the month of March, amid the U.S. economy adding approximately 192,000 jobs in the same month, the U.S. Department of Labor announced Friday.

The private sector has created 8.9 million jobs over the last 49 consecutive months of employment growth, with the unemployment rate holding steady at 6.7 percent, according to the federal agency.

Friday's report comes about a month after the Labor Department reported the legal services industry of losing 300 jobs, with the total number...
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