The statewide unemployment rate inched up 0.1 percent in August, while the Las Vegas jobless rate declined 0.6 percent.
Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 11.6% in May. The decline marks the ninth consecutive month that the rate has shown improvement.
Nevada’s unemployment rate has dipped below 12 percent for the first time in nearly three years.
First time claims for jobless benefits in Nevada fell in April, continuing a 29-month trend.
If you get jobless benefits, you’ll have to follow some new rules.
Nevada’s unemployment rate fell in February to a seasonally adjusted 12.3 percent, down from 12.7 percent in January.
Nevada’s unemployment rate fell to 13 percent in November to mark the first drop since May.