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Unemployment Rate Ticks Up Slightly

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Unemployment rates for Nevada’s main metropolitan areas are up slightly, even though the overall state rate fell to a seven-year low. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Tuesday that […]

CBS Las Vegas–07/21/2015

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Technology Jobs Continue To Grow In Las Vegas

While most would agree the field of technology is growing, there is more to the industry that being educated and then actually working on technology.


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Audit: State Overspent On Dental Work For Jobless

State auditors say Nevada’s employment department paid nearly a million dollars more than it should have on dental care after a program for people with disabilities got out of hand.



Nevada Unemployment Unchanged In July

7.7% rate same as June, but more jobs added to the economy


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June Unemployment In Nevada At Nearly 6-Year Low

Down to 7.7% from 7.9% in May


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Nevada Unemployment Unchanged In March

Holding steady at February’s 8.5% rate


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Las Vegas Small Businesses Show Continued Positive Job Growth

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.


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Fewer Nevadans Seek Employment In April

Nevada’s unemployment dropped to 9.6 percent in April. That’s down nearly 2 percentage points over the year.


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Nevada Unemployment Hits 3-year Low

Nevada’s unemployment rate has dipped below 12 percent for the first time in nearly three years.


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Nevada Reports Fewer First Time Jobless Claims

First time claims for jobless benefits in Nevada fell in April, continuing a 29-month trend.