Insurance industry employment year over year was up for every sector (except P&C) in September, according to data published Friday by the U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and compiled by the New York City-based Insurance Information Institute. For the 12 months ending in September, P&C carrier employment rose by 3,000, or 0.6 percent, to 523,900. But employment in this category was down 1,200, or 0.2 percent, in September from August. P&C carrier employment has been mostly rising for the past 18 months, but has slipped in the past three months.
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