Labour and Social Welfare Minister Petronella Kagonye WE recently undertook a national employee confidence survey that assessed employees’ outlook and perceptions on a number of issues pertaining to the economy, employers, job security and employment opportunities. This survey assessed employee confidence levels in the last quarter of 2017. Some 252 participants responded to this survey. The average age of the participants was 40 years. The average work experience for participants was 16 years and their average tenure in their current organisation is nine years. Participants were drawn from over 15 economic sectors. The overall Employee Confidence Index was 71 percent, compared to 34 percent in the third quarter of 2017. Fifty-seven percent of the participants believed…