Nevada’s job growth continued to power upward through October, and with employment gains projected to jump still more through 2017, Nevada should climb back to its prerecession jobs peak in about two years, state economists said Friday.
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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.
CARSON CITY — Initial claims for unemployment insurance in Nevada fell 23 percent in May compared with the same month last year.
Southern Nevada’s economy will continue to strengthen through 2014 as tourism, gaming, construction and the housing industries plod toward pre-recession levels.
The San Francisco ridesharing technology company that’s trying to get a foothold in the Southern Nevada transportation market says memoranda circulated by Las Vegas taxi companies are inaccurate in their depiction of how the company fails to stand behind its drivers on legal matters.
Nevada remained a high-foreclosure market despite a May surge in defaults in other states, a Monday report said.
OXON HILL, Md. — It was an easy sale for Jon Peterson to convince tenants of National Harbor that a $925 million hotel, casino and entertainment complex would be good for the 6-year-old multiuse development.
The U.S. economy has finally regained the jobs lost to the Great Recession. But go easy on the hallelujahs. The comeback is far from complete.
Las Vegas residents Hunter Molzen and Alex Hanson were tired of trying to find jeans to fit their athletic builds. So last spring the pair, along with two other Sin City residents and one Dallas founder, set out to solve the problem themselves.
Seattle activists celebrated a successful campaign to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage to $15 by calling for a national movement to close the income and opportunity gaps between rich and poor.
Henderson still envisions the Water Street area as a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week community for residents, workers and tourists. But its plan to get there needed some tweaking, according to city planners.