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The Rasmussen Employment Index which measures worker confidence rose a point in February to tie the highest level measured in six years.
At 104.2, worker confidence is up from 103.3 in January and matches December’s all-time high. The index fell to a recent low of 81.2 in October 2013 but gained steadily after that. After the Wall Street meltdown in the fall of 2008, the index fell dramatically, hitting an all-time low of 57.8 in July 2009.
The survey of 8,853 working Americans was conducted in February 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 1 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.