Protest Aimed at House Speaker BoehnerHouse Speaker John Boehner met by protesters
Extending Benefits For Nevada's Unemployed? 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.
Businesses To Pay More For Unemployment Nevada businesses on average will pay $77 more per employee in state unemployment insurance taxes next year to try to shore up the state's jobless benefits trust fund that was exhausted during the Great Recession as a record number of workers lost their jobs.
Laid-Off Workers Cost Nevada MillionsEmployers would pay $72 a year more per employee in unemployment insurance under a plan approved by the Nevada Employment Security Council.