7.7% rate same as June, but more jobs added to the economy
Down to 7.7% from 7.9% in May
Nevada’s unemployment fell below to 7.9 percent in May, its lowest point in nearly six years.
Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Nevada fell 15% in April, according to the state.
Holding steady at February’s 8.5% rate
Down from 8.7% in January
January’s jobless rate dropped to 8.7%
Under 9% in Nevada for first time since 2008
9% in November
Nevada Republican U.S. Senator Dean Heller and Rhode Island Democratic Senator Jack Reed have introduced a bill to temporarily extend federal jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed.