Nevada’s jobless rate has ticked down slightly to 9.5 percent, even though the raw number of jobs in the state is also down.
About 20,000 unemployed Nevadans will face benefit cuts next month.
Nevada’s unemployment rate rose to 9.6 percent in June despite better than expected job growth.
Nevada’s unemployment rate has dropped to 9.5 percent in May, the lowest it’s been since 2008.
Nevada employers will soon be billed an average of $25 per employee per year to cover interest on loans taken to pay out jobless benefits.
Nevada’s unemployment dropped to 9.6 percent in April. That’s down nearly 2 percentage points over the year.
A March uptick in Nevada’s unemployment rate, to 9.7 percent, marks first time in 20 months the state has logged a month-to-month increase.
Nevada’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest point since December 2008.
Taxable sales in Nevada jumped 9.3 percent in January over the same month a year ago, with several sectors posting big gains.
Congressman Joe Heck wants to put Nevadans back to work.