Retailers will add up to 7,600 seasonal jobs in Nevada during the upcoming holidays, officials for the Retail Association of Nevada said Wednesday.
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Nevada’s jobs market mostly held steady in July. The state’s jobless rate stayed at 7.7 percent in the month, though unemployment in Las Vegas ticked up to 8.2 percent, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported.
A new report shows employment in Nevada rose 3.3 percent in May compared to last year, which has driven consumers to spend more freely since they’re more confident that they’ll be continuously employed, said Randy Boesch, executive vice president of The Private Bank by Nevada State Bank.
A big real estate auction could soon test the local development industry’s recovery.
SolarCity has opened a new 18,000- square-foot facility in Henderson.
With all the stadium, arena and ballpark proposals floating around Las Vegas, it’s a challenge to keep track of them all. Here’s the rundown for those keeping score:
The average roundtrip ticket within the U.S. is up nearly $14 from last year, outpacing inflation.
It’s like 2006 all over again — with a few twists.
Nevada casinos recorded their largest single-month gaming revenue increase this year during June. For the second straight month, Strip casinos recorded a double-digit revenue jump.
Since Workforce Connections’ One-Stop Career Center opened at 6330 W. Charleston Blvd., Suite 190, in June 2013, more than 1,000 people have been hired, thanks to the collaboration of government, educational and more than two dozen nonprofit partners.
Sen. Harry Reid on Monday defended the economic impact of renewable energy in Nevada, saying projects have created “thousands and thousands and thousands of jobs” even if many are short-term.
The health club industry slimmed down in the recession. But with unemployment falling and the housing market rising, the sector is bulking up again.
Nevada’s unemployment rate edged down in June on improved job growth. The state’s jobless rate fell to a seasonally adjusted 7.7 percent in the month, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported.
Nevada couldn’t escape its foreclosure quagmire in the first half of 2014.
Former NFL defensive tackle Ronnie Cameron last year did the improbable: He turned down a contract to play in the National Football League, spurning an offer from the Detroit Lions.
International Game Technology’s $6.4 billion buyout at the hands of lottery giant GTECH was all about timing.
Opening a restaurant off the Strip is a new frontier for Andy Masi, CEO of The Light Group, a Las Vegas-based restaurant company known for its upscale Strip hotel restaurants like FIX and Yellowtail in Bellagio, Red Square and Diablo’s Cantina in Mandalay Bay, and STACK at The Mirage.
WASHINGTON — Job openings rose in May to the highest level in almost seven years, a sign the U.S labor market will help boost economic growth in the second half of this year.
Fewer fries, more ties.
U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., said Friday there’s still a chance Congress will pass immigration reform this year although “it’s on life support.”
Southern Nevada’s tourism economy continues to fire on all cylinders as May’s visitor volume climbed 3.2 percent from last year to 3.6 million people.
With local and national numbers on economic output heading south, Southern Nevada’s burgeoning jobs market could struggle to keep up its gains. And if growth doesn’t pick up in coming quarters, that could leave the region stranded below peak employment.
Nevada’s jobless rate continued to trend downward in May. Unemployment statewide fell to 7.9 percent in the month, the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation reported Friday morning.