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January 3, 2007

Lower Job Satisfaction Prompts Year-End Decline in Worker Confidence

The Hudson Employment Index (SM) fell 2.6 points to 102.7 in December, primarily as a result of lowered job satisfaction and increased job loss concerns. The monthly measure lost ground following a nearly four point rise in November.

January 3, 2007

Confidence Hits 2006 Low for Accounting & Finance Workers

Worker confidence among accounting and finance professionals fell to a 2006-low in December after hitting a record high the previous month. The group’s Hudson Employment Index SM dropped 11.2 points to 106.0.

January 3, 2007

Worker Confidence Plummets among Hispanics, Rises among African-Americans in December

After spiking to an all-time high in November, worker confidence among Hispanics fell a dramatic 10.2 points this month, as the Hudson Employment Index SM for Hispanics dropped to 103.5.

January 3, 2007

IT Workers Expect Layoffs

Worker confidence among IT professionals decreased in December after hitting a 2006-high last month as the group’s Hudson Employment Index SM fell six points to 109.8

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January 3, 2007

Legal Worker Confidence Takes a Hit

Confidence among workers in the legal sector fell sharply in December as this group’s Hudson Employment Index SM plummeted 10.4 points to 105.8.

January 3, 2007

Manufacturing Worker Confidence Rises to 2006 High

Confidence among manufacturing workers continued to rise in December, as the sector’s Hudson Employment Index SM jumped six points to 97.4, tying the 2006-high.

January 3, 2007

Personal Finance Optimism Boosts Healthcare Worker Confidence

The Hudson Employment Index SM for healthcare workers rose for the fourth consecutive month, gaining 1.6 points to register 109.3 in December.

January 3, 2007

CA Worker Confidence Plummets in December

After spiking last month, worker confidence in California fell substantially in December as the state’s Hudson Employment Index SM dropped 9.3 points to 111.3.

January 3, 2007

Job Security Concerns Take FL Worker Confidence to 2006-Low

Worker confidence in Florida fell to a 2006-low in December, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index SM plummeted nine points to 112.4.

January 3, 2007

Ohio Worker Confidence Falls Over Increased Financial Concerns

After four consecutive months of increasing worker confidence, Ohio’s Hudson Employment Index SM fell 4.9 points to 102.9.

January 3, 2007

PA Workers Optimistic About Finances, Concerned About Hiring

For the fourth consecutive month, worker confidence in Pennsylvania increased in December, as the state’s Hudson Employment Index SM gained 1.2 points to 104.5.

January 3, 2007

Hiring and Personal Finance Concerns Take TX Worker Confidence Down

Hudson Employment Index SM slipped 3.7 points to 116.4.

January 3, 2007

Atlanta Worker Confidence Stable in December

The Hudson Employment Index SM for Atlanta workers inched up .8 points to 115.8 in December. Strong hiring expectations were offset by increased personal finance concerns.

January 3, 2007

Boston Worker Confidence Remains Steady in December

Hudson Employment Index SM for Boston workers remained fairly steady in December, edging up .5 points to 97.7.

January 3, 2007

Chicago Worker Confidence Falls in December

After spiking in November, the Hudson Employment Index SM for Chicago fell 5.0 points in December to 94.6.

January 3, 2007

Dallas Worker Confidence Slips as Personal Finance Perceptions Weaken

The Hudson Employment Index SM for Dallas workers fell slightly this month, as worker confidence dropped 1.6 points to 109.1 in December.

January 3, 2007

Los Angeles Worker Confidence Falls with Declining Job Satisfaction

The Hudson Employment Index SM for Los Angeles fell 5.4 points in December to 103.9. The decline was spurred by less job satisfaction.

January 3, 2007

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.

January 3, 2007

NYC Worker Confidence Rises For Second Consecutive Month

Hudson Employment Index SM for the city increased 4.4 points to 87.9.

January 3, 2007

Philadelphia Worker Confidence Continues to Climb

The Hudson Employment Index SM for Philadelphia workers increased 2.4 points to 90.0 in December.