46th straight monthly decline in jobless rate
Las Vegas sees record in year-over-year drop
7.7% rate same as June, but more jobs added to the economy
January’s jobless rate dropped to 8.7%
Unemployment rate is the lowest in 5 years.
9% in November
Nevada’s small businesses employ over 535,000 people and in the last quarter of 2012; 14,500 jobs were added by small businesses with that trend expected to grow.
Federal figures reflect workers who have given up, and part-timers who want more.
Nevada’s unemployment rate rose to 9.6 percent in June despite better than expected job growth.
Taxable sales in Nevada jumped 9.3 percent in January over the same month a year ago, with several sectors posting big gains.