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Twin Cities Workers’ Confidence Rebounds in December

Worker confidence improved in the Twin Cities in December, as the Hudson Employment IndexSM for the city rose nearly seven points to 99.0. A drop in expected layoffs and better sentiment regarding personal finances contributed to the increase. This month’s reading was 1.4 points higher than last December’s reading of 97.6. In contrast, the composite Index, based on responses from approximately 9,000 workers nationwide across all demographics, fell 2.6 points to 102.7.

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