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.
September rate at 9.3%
People trying to file for unemployment benefits online are out of luck.
Nevada’s unemployment dropped to 9.6 percent in April. That’s down nearly 2 percentage points over the year.
Nevada’s unemployment rate fell in September to 11.8%. That’s down from 12.1% in August and better than the 13.6% reported one year ago.