Thursday, March 08, 2007
The Hudson Employment Index (SM) for Minneapolis-St. Paul rose 3.8 points to 113.0, hitting a record high for the area. This month’s increase was primarily fueled by workers feeling better about their finances and reporting greater hiring expectations. The latest reading is dramatically higher than one year ago, when the Index was 104.0. The composite Index, based on responses from approximately 9,000 workers nationwide, rose 2.9 points this month to 107.1.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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