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A vehicle drives by a sign at the State of Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) as the coronavirus continues to spread on April 28, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Mitch Kelly
May 22, 2020 - 9:27 am
Nevada now leads the nation in the category of states most affected by unemployment since businesses were forced to close to slow the spead of COVID-19.
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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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A general view of hotel-casinos on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip on November 20, 2009
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Mitch Kelly
April 15, 2020 - 6:05 am
It's simple math. Less revenue (well, no revenue, really) coming in, less spending going out.
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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 10, 2020 - 7:20 am
It's hard to drive any distance without seeing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic around Las Vegas. Shuttered shops, boarded up restauruants and evey casino closed down.
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A member enters the building of Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, February 13, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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Associated Press
April 10, 2020 - 5:50 am
As a wave of jobless claims in Nevada since casinos and other businesses were shuttered in mid-March because of the coronavirus pandemic swelled to nearly 245,000, union leaders called Thursday for company owners to commit to paying idled workers until resorts reopen.
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Nearly 245,000 people have filed for unemployment in Nevada since casinos and other businesses closed in mid-March to keep people from congregating and spreading the new coronavirus, according to U.S, Department of Labor figures posted Thursday. 
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Associated Press
April 09, 2020 - 9:02 am
Nearly 245,000 people have filed for unemployment in Nevada since casinos and other businesses closed in mid-March to keep people from congregating and spreading the new coronavirus, according to U.S, Department of Labor figures posted Thursday.
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A general view of atmosphere during the WNFR “Party With Abandon” at the Ling Ling Club in Hakkasan Las Vegas Restaurant and Nightclub at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on December 04, 2019
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Mitch Kelly
March 23, 2020 - 5:55 am
The effects of COVID-19 (coronavirus) continue to send shock waves through the local economy.
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