U.S. Worker Confidence Weakened Amid Government Shutdown

New York — Nov. 4

U.S. employees reported lower levels of confidence in the state of the economy and job market in October, with the Randstad U.S. Employee Confidence Index dipping 4.2 points to 51.5.

The data, collected Oct. 8-10, reflects the attitudes and perceptions of employees during the government shutdown. The Randstad Employment Tracker was conducted online by Harris Interactive on behalf of Randstad and included 1,032 employed U.S. adults ages 18 and older.

Source: Randstad