Nevada’s jobless rate held steady at 7.1 percent for the fourth straight month in April, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Wednesday.
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The Los Angeles City Council voted on Tuesday to increase the minimum wage in the nation’s second-largest city to $15 an hour by 2020 from the current $9, in a victory for labor and community groups that have pushed for similar pay hikes in several U.S. municipalities.
Once a Hollywood darling, the off-Strip Las Ramblas megaresort was a recession flop. Its vacant 60-acre site goes on sale Monday at a fraction of its past value.
Americans are becoming more apt to quit their jobs, a government report showed on Tuesday, a sign that a stronger labor market and falling unemployment rate could result in healthier wage growth and inflation.
Verizon Communications Inc is buying AOL Inc in a $4.4 billion bet that a push into mobile video and targeted advertising can help the biggest U.S. telecommunications company find new growth avenues.
Nike said it could create 10,000 manufacturing and engineering jobs in the United States if a major free trade deal with nearly a dozen Pacific Rim countries is approved.
St. Rose Dominican Hospital, Siena campus is hiring employees for its new patient tower, a development that will increase the hospital’s capacity to 326 private rooms.
About 1,000 startups from around the U.S. and the world came to downtown Las Vegas in pursuit of financing, hoping to entice some of the 450 investors at the Collision Conference to buy into their business concepts.
Nevada still has 87,000 fewer jobs than it had in 2007, but the state is expected to return to its pre-recession high of nearly 1.4 million by mid-2016.
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Wynn Resorts Ltd. ended Wednesday worth billions less than its value at breakfast. Shares in the gaming giant fell by $21.71, or 16.6 percent, on volume of about 15.7 million shares — nearly eight times average volume. Based on the 101.52 million outstanding shares reported by Google Finance, the loss wiped out about $2.2 billion in market capitalization.
Consumers continued to boost their spending across Nevada in February. Taxable sales jumped statewide to $3.83 billion in the month, up 9.1 percent compared with $3.51 billion in February 2014, the state Department of Taxation said Tuesday.
Southern Nevada’s employment indicators mostly held steady from February to March, with unemployment stalled and gains in jobs and the labor pool tracking recent trends.
Thirty market-ready companies were chosen based on their potential to disrupt the media and entertainment industries to be showcased in the National Association of Broadcaster’s SPROCKIT program.
Low-income students will have home Internet access for $9.95 a month and may be eligible for a new computer at $160 through Connect2Compete.
Las Vegas is going through an Italian Renaissance — at least when it comes to pizza.
The Las Vegas Review-Journal became a buyout target in March, when New York-based New Media Investment Group snapped up its parent company, Stephens Media.
U.S. employers added the fewest number of jobs in more than a year in March, the latest sign of weakness in the economy and one likely to further delay an anticipated interest rate increase by the Federal Reserve. Nonfarm payrolls rose 126,000 last month, less than half February’s pace and the smallest gain since December 2013, the Labor Department said on Friday.
The Office of the Labor Commissioner has released its 2015-2016 construction wage survey for contractors throughout the state.
The state’s unemployment rate held steady at 7.1 percent from January to February, as job formation surged and people entered the labor pool, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday.
The state’s taxable sales jumped to $3.81 billion in the month, up 8.3 percent from $3.52 billion in January 2014, the state Department of Taxation reported Friday.
A Republican state lawmaker’s move to raise Nevada’s base wage appears popular, though progressives want more.
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA has set a date for the ground breaking of its southwest Las Vegas store.
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