State officials say a backlog of jobless benefits is being cleared as a new computer system comes online.
Nevada’s jobless rate has ticked down slightly to 9.5 percent, even though the raw number of jobs in the state is also down.
About 20,000 unemployed Nevadans will face benefit cuts next month.
Nevada’s unemployment rate rose to 9.6 percent in June despite better than expected job growth.
Nevada’s unemployment has dropped to 10.2% in December. Officials with the state Department of Employment, Rehabilitation and Training say the number is down from 10.8% in November.
Nearly 25,000 Nevadans are being notified that their jobless benefits will be cut off after this week unless Congress acts by Tuesday to extend federal emergency unemployment compensation.
Unemployment in Nevada has dropped to its lowest point since May 2009.
First time claims for jobless benefits in Nevada fell in April, continuing a 29-month trend.
Nevada will get $1.1-million to help jobless workers find new employment.
New unemployment numbers are out this morning, and they are a bit surprising. Nevada’s unemployment rate has actually fallen to 13.2 percent. Las Vegas unemployment dropped to 13.3 percent. Total nonfarm employment in the […]