NZ government workers are gloomiest in at least 6 years as overall confidence falls

Sun, 01 Jul 2012

By Jonathan Underhill July 2 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand government workers are the gloomiest about their own job security in at least six years, leading the fourth straight quarterly decline in the Westpac McDermott Miller Employment Confidence index. The index fell to 96.2 in the April-June quarter, from 98.9 three months earlier, the survey shows. Readings below 100 mean pessimists outnumber optimists. The Public Sector Employment Confidence Index sank 3.8 points to 89.7, the lowest since the public sector measure was started in March 2...

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