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Fewer Layoffs, Heightened Job Security Encourage Worker Sentiment

Hudson Employment Index (SM) Climbs 1.5 Points to 104.2 in January

Wednesday, January 31, 2007

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) improved slightly in January, as workers registered less concern about layoffs and more confidence in their job security. The Index rose to 104.2 to start the year, up 1.5 points from December and 1.6 points from one year ago. Workers felt more secure in their current employment in January, as the number of respondents worried about losing their job fell two points to 16 percent.


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