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Hispanic and African-American Worker Confidence in 2006

Looking back over 2006, the average Hudson Employment Index SM for African-American workers was 95.7, 5.6 points stronger than the 2005 average of 90.1. The measure of worker confidence for African-American professionals hit a record-high of 102.2 in June, and recorded its low of the year in November (89.9).

For its inaugural year, the Hudson Employment Index SM for Hispanic workers recorded an average reading of 100.5 in 2006. It peaked at 110.8 in April and dropped to a low of 92.2 in May, creating a range of 18.6 points for the remaining readings. More detailed information about both the Hispanic and African-American Indexes can be found below.

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