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As the national unemployment rate continues to hold steady at 3.7 percent, unemployment for insurance carriers and related activities rose to 2.2 percent in August. (Photo: Shutterstock) As the national unemployment rate continues to hold steady at 3.7 percent, unemployment for insurance carriers and related activities rose to 2.2 percent in August. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Despite the unemployment rate rising to 2.2% in August for insurance carriers and related businesses, the industry added more than 7,000 jobs, says new data published by The Jacobson Group from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Situation report.

Heather Turner

Heather Turner is digital managing editor of NU PropertyCasualty360.

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