The legal sector added 600 jobs in October, marking the industry’s second straight month of growth amid a positive employment picture for the U.S. economy as a whole, according to the Labor Department.
In its monthly look across a host of industries, the agency’s Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that in October, 1,138,100 people worked in the legal services sector—a category that includes lawyers, legal secretaries, paralegals and other law-related professions. The BLS employment data, released Friday, is seasonally adjusted and provisional, meaning it could be adjusted in the future.
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