In national news:

The U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) just published data as of July 2016 on detailed insurance industry employment. In July 2016, on a year-over-year basis, employment in most segments of the insurance industry was up by varying degrees. For the 12 months ending in July 2016, P/C carrier employment rose by 10,900 (+2.1 percent) to 527,600. On a month-to-month basis, P/C carrier employment has risen in 8 of the last 9 months. P/C carrier employment had fallen as far as 513,700 (in May 2015) but the latest reading is even with where it was in July 2012.

Read complete details via Insurance Information Institute here.

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