Nevada saw 18,495 new claims for unemployment benefits last week, down 15,577 from the week before.
Paying 3,000 Nevadans was a good start — but 70,000 would be better, a lawyer in the case against the state employment agency argued.
Gov. Steve Sisolak named a new acting director of DETR and announced the leader of a rapid response team on unemployment insurance at a press briefing Thursday afternoon.
There’s nothing in Alorica’s contract with DETR that sets performance goals or holds the company accountable for its service levels.
Leaders with the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation are scheduled to provide the update over Zoom at 10 a.m.
The last week of federal unemployment benefits that was supposed to come this week is now expected next week.
A Nevada judge scheduled a hearing Thursday to determine whether the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation is following his orders.
Thousands of frustrated Nevadans have reached out for help as they try to reach DETR or figure out what is wrong with their jobless claims.
Tuesday marks the beginning of long-awaited payments for some Nevada independent contractors and self-employed workers.
Former DETR employees told the Review-Journal the state agency could be doing a better job preventing fraud while paying out jobless claims quickly.