Top leaders from the state workforce agency told lawmakers Thursday that fraudulent unemployment claims have a human cost: delayed benefits for jobless Nevadans who truly need them.
Jonathan Ng joined the Review-Journal’s business desk in June 2020 to cover the nonprofit and charity sector. A former reporter with the Boston Globe and Boston Herald, Ng received his bachelor’s in journalism from Suffolk University and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.
The state workforce agency sent out a scam alert Thursday warning jobless Nevadans of Facebook pages impersonating the department.
Zach Conine, the Nevada state treasurer, said Friday that the state has identified more than $10 million of unclaimed property owed to people who have filed for unemployment.
A chance encounter set Las Vegas resident Tyre Gray on a path to law school and in 2020 to become the first Black president of the Nevada Mining Association.
The U.S. Department of Labor announced new guidance for state employment departments that would expand eligibility for the unemployment insurance benefits program for independent contractors, the self-employed and gig workers.
A Las Vegas-based company is working to provide free prescription deliveries to help seniors and those immunocompromised across Southern Nevada get the medicine they need amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Customers can purchase a vehicle online and pick it up from Carvana’s 11-story glass tower– at 3720 Morgan Cashman’s Way, off I-15 south between Spring Mountain and Flamingo.
Fry’s Electronics, the go-to chain for tech tinkerers looking for an obscure part, is closing for good.
Las Vegas Valley business, banking and city leaders say targeting more federal pandemic assistance to the nation’s smallest businesses and ventures is a welcome move.
The state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation said Friday that initial claims for UI totaled 7,378 for the week ending Feb. 13, down 25.9 percent from the previous week of 9,953 claims.
“We know how important these extended benefits are to Nevadans and ensuring they receive them is our number one priority,” Elisa Cafferata, director of the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, said in a release Friday.
Laid off from his two bartending gigs, Las Vegas resident Matthew Williams made the decision to turn his passion for board games into his livelihood. Now, he’s CEO of a game publishing company and has a new game coming out.
The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation was among 28 other state agencies to have received a portion of a $49 million fund from the U.S. Department of Labor.
As Southern Nevadans prepare to celebrate their first pandemic Valentine’s Day, several Las Vegas-area businesses say the holiday weekend is poised to offer a welcome bump in sales following a challenging year.
Rosa Mendez, the spokeswoman for the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabiliation, said the changes are not expected to impact callers.