The next round of federal $300-a-week benefits for jobless Nevadans is scheduled to start hitting bank accounts next week.
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 Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation said the spike is “questionable.”
Adam Rogas, cybersecurity and fraud prevention company NS8’s co-founder, was arrested in mid-September and is facing federal charges.
Aaron Ford, the state’s top law enforcement officer, formed a task force with the U.S. Attorney’s office in April to crack down on COVID-19-related scams.
Nevada is doubling funds for a state grant program for small businesses and nonprofits after thousands applied on the first day.
The pace of hiring has slowed after an initial surge when businesses across Nevada reopened.
The state’s workforce agency is warning employers and claimants of a new email phishing campaign by scammers.
Applicants for hundreds of thousands of unemployment benefit claims filed through the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program will soon receive denial letters.
A Las Vegas mail carrier is among a handful of people charged in an ongoing effort to crack down on fraudulent unemployment claims filed with Nevada’s employment agency.
DETR said it is “actively working with law enforcement entities and the Department of Labor to detect, prevent and address unemployment fraud.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and Nevada State Treasurer Zach Conine announced details of a new grant program aimed at helping Nevada’s small businesses.
The state Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation said it expects to make LWA payments in mid- to late October.