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.
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.