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Associated Press
January 14, 2021 - 7:32 am
The number of people seeking unemployment aid soared last week to 965,000, the most since late August and a sign that the resurgent virus has likely escalated layoffs.
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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
January 08, 2021 - 5:24 am
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) says that all unemployment insurance (UI) claimants and all Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) claimants who still have weeks of eligibility in their accounts will see their regular weekly benefit and supplemental $300 in...
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Pile of disposable medical face masks surrounding Unemployment Benefits forms.
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Associated Press
January 05, 2021 - 5:25 am
A Nevada judge lifted a contempt finding against the state unemployment office, saying that it complied just before Christmas with his July court order to resume paying pandemic relief benefits to thousands of out-of-work gig and contract workers.
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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
January 04, 2021 - 5:20 am
According to finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) totaled 7,209 for the week ending December 26th, down 7.6%, compared to the previous week’s total.
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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
December 29, 2020 - 6:09 am
With President Trump signing the new Covid relief bill over the weekend, many Nevadans have had questions about how their benefits will be affected.
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The US Capitol in the afternoon before lawmakers vote to pass a $900 billion coronavirus relief bill on December 21, 2020 in Washington, DC
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Associated Press
December 24, 2020 - 4:07 pm
Nevada officials overseeing the state’s unemployment insurance system blasted the U.S. Congress for gridlock that has prevented passage of a bill that extends benefits for laid-off workers amid the pandemic.
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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
December 11, 2020 - 5:11 am
On Thursday, the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) announced that nearly 167,000 Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) ineligibility claim determination notices will be sent in this week
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Mitch Kelly
December 10, 2020 - 5:06 am
The City of North Las Vegas has created a new fund to help small businesses out as Nevada's 3-week "pause" to slow the spread of the coronavirus comes to an end.
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Mitch Kelly
December 07, 2020 - 6:39 am
For the week ending November 28th, initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) totaled 6,442, down 1,679 claims, or 20.7 percent, compared to the previous week’s total of 8,121 claims, according to finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR).
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Business owner Asian woman wear protective face mask ppe hanging open sign at her restaurant / café, open again after lock down due to outbreak of coronavirus covid-19
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Mitch Kelly
December 04, 2020 - 5:19 am
The city of Henderson has announced another grant program aimed at helping businesses negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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