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An exterior view shows a nearly empty Las Vegas Strip below guest rooms at the shuttered Flamingo Las Vegas
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Associated Press
May 29, 2020 - 8:42 am
Stunning and stark numbers are showing the effect of casino and business closures enacted in Nevada in March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
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Mitch Kelly
May 29, 2020 - 6:13 am
After being forced to close for over two months in an attempt to slow to the spread of COVID-19, many "non-essential" Nevada businesses are being allowed to re-open on Friday as Phase 2 of Nevada's "Roadmap To Recovery" gets underway.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
May 26, 2020 - 5:20 am
Nevada has launched a system to accept weekly claims from non-traditional workers for unemployment benefits authorized by the federal government.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
May 22, 2020 - 5:21 am
About 20,000 more Nevada residents filed first-time unemployment claims last week, pushing the number of jobless claims filed since mid-March to almost one-third of the entire workforce in the state in February, the U.S. Labor Department says.
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Mitch Kelly
May 13, 2020 - 7:21 am
Unemployment insurance filers will continue to be afforded the work search waiver until further notice, Gov. Steve Sisolak and the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Mitch Kelly
May 01, 2020 - 5:14 am
The U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday that more than 45,000 Nevadans filed first-time claims for unemployment benefits last week.
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People wait in line for a job fair at a United Parcel Service (UPS) facility on November 01, 2019 in New York City.
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Mitch Kelly
April 30, 2020 - 6:19 am
It’s hard to overstate just how disastrous the COVID-19 pandemic has been for U.S. jobs. In total, the country has lost over 22 million jobs, wiping out years of gains since the last big economic crisis, the Great Recession.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
April 24, 2020 - 5:06 am
41,000 new unemployment applications were reported for Nevada on Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
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Unemployment insurance form and clipboard on a desk.
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Associated Press
April 16, 2020 - 8:51 am
More than 60,000 Nevada residents filed unemployment claims last week, bringing to more than 300,000 the number of out-of-work people seeking benefit checks since casinos and businesses closed in mid-March amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to federal figures.
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Jacky Rosen
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Mitch Kelly
April 16, 2020 - 7:50 am
Today, Nevada Senator Jacky Rosen announced that she has accepted a n appointment by the President to join the Congressional Task Force to Re-Open America.
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