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Hudson Index: Florida

Worker Confidence Improves as Expected Layoffs Set Record Low

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

For the second consecutive month, worker confidence in Florida rose in November, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index (SM) increased 2.7 points to 121.4. Improved sentiment around personal finances, expected layoffs and job security contributed to the increase. The latest reading is well above last November, when the state’s Index registered 108.5. The national Index, based on responses from approximately 9,000 workers across the country, also increased nearly four points to 105.3.


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