Mae Worthey, 43, works as the public affairs manager for the Nevada Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation. The department administers an unemployment insurance program, manages an equal rights commission, and conducts labor market research. The department also helps disabled Nevadans find work, among other functions.
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U.S. businesses added 173,000 jobs last month, lifted by strong gains in services industries, according to a private survey.
Sales of cars, trucks and SUVs fell 6 percent last month, to 1.54 million, according to AutoData Corp. It was the biggest monthly drop in nearly six years. The decline was unusual for May, a month when Americans typically buy cars ahead of summer road trips.
Tesla’s gigafactory under construction east of Reno will be put on display July 29 for some of the electric-car company’s customers.
University of Phoenix plans to open a first-of-its-kind innovation center at the Bank of America Plaza building at 300 S. Fourth St. in downtown Las Vegas.
Meadows Bank has announced it has obtained approvals from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. and the Nevada Financial Institutions Division to open its second branch in Reno.
The U.S. economy is showing signs of more life after a less-than-stellar start to the year.
The state’s attorney general on Tuesday sued Domino’s Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company’s computer system.
Sales in the West, which have been volatile in recent months, rose 18.8 percent after plunging 15.2 percent in March.
Shares in Fiat Chrysler fell more than 5 percent on Monday after Germany’s Bild newspaper reported that the carmaker could be prohibited from selling cars in Germany if evidence of disregard of emissions rules was found.
Job growth in Nevada surged in April, led by gains in construction and in the employment category that includes retail.
A national organization is coming back to Las Vegas to help unemployed veterans get back into the workforce.
More than 4 million U.S. workers will become newly eligible for overtime pay under rules to be issued Wednesday by the Obama administration. The policy changes are intended to counter erosion in overtime protections,
Most people who take out auto title loans resort to reborrowing because they’re unable to repay them at once, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray said Tuesday, discussing the bureau’s new report and findings.
Nevada’s average weekly wage reached $935 for the fourth quarter in 2015, the highest on record, state officials said on Tuesday.
A vivid, pearl-shaped pink diamond said to be the largest of its kind to go under the hammer has sold at auction for 27.3 million Swiss francs ($28 million) at a Sotheby’s auction.
Warren Buffett, who has long had an aversion to investing in tech companies, purchased 10 million shares of Apple earlier this year. The surprise investment comes five years after Buffett invested billions in IBM, his initial foray into that industry and departure from the type of companies Berkshire Hathaway has targeted for decades.
USA Today owner Gannett has boosted its takeover bid for Tribune Publishing Co. byabout 22 percent one week after the owner of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and othernewspapers adopted a “poison pill” plan to thwart the unsolicited offer.
A rout in retail stocks pulled U.S. indexes down on Wednesday. Macy’s, the largest U.S. department store chain, slashed its annual profit forecast after it reported a steep drop in earnings. Office Depot and Staples took big losses after a judge blocked their plans to merge.
U.S. stocks surged to their biggest gain in two months on Tuesday after the Chinese government moved to stimulate the world’s second-largest economy. That gave a big boost to energy, chemicals and machinery companies.
U.S. stocks are climbing Tuesday after the Chinese government moved to stimulate its economy. Machinery companies and miners are rising the most, and energy companies are trading higher with the price of oil. Stocks are on track for their biggest gain in a month.
U.S. employers pulled back on hiring in April, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months, after a streak of robust monthly gains. The unemployment rate remained at a low 5 percent, roughly where it has been since fall. Last month’s hiring gain marked a drop from the average increase of 200,000 over the past three months.
Investors are piling back into gold. And they’re coming in droves. Holdings in SPDR Gold Shares, the world’s largest exchange-traded fund backed by gold, surged 20.8 metric tons on Monday, the biggest one-day expansion since 2011, data compiled by Bloomberg show.