Worker confidence among accounting and finance professionals fell in September, as the group’s Hudson Employment Index declined 6.3 points, to 106.2. A significant drop in hiring expectations and job satisfaction contributed to the decline. The latest reading for accounting and finance workers is close to last September, when the index was slightly higher, at 107.5, even in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. The national index, which measures employee confidence monthly in a survey of approximately 9,000 workers across all industries, also fell in September, dropping 2.4 points, to 100.5.
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