The U.S. legal services industry added 600 jobs in the final month of 2017 as the country’s overall economy posted employment gains, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Friday.
The agency’s Bureau of Labor Statistics issued its monthly look at the employment situation in the United States, showing that 1,128,200 people were employed in legal services during December. The data released on Friday is provisional and could be revised in the future. The BLS includes lawyers, paralegals, secretaries and other law-related professions in the legal services employment report.
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