The number of finance and accounting workers who expected their companies to increase headcount in the upcoming months fell 8 points to 30 percent in the latest Hudson Employment Index. Following a substantial rise in May, overall worker confidence plunged 9.8 points, to 106.3. The responses came from roughly 9,000 workers across all sectors. In addition, 19 percent of those polled anticipated layoffs, versus 15 percent who projected layoffs in May. The number of workers who felt their finances were getting worse rose three points in June to 38 percent.Those who said their finances were improving dropped three points to 44 percent.

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