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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Clark County is losing out on a chunk of money from its own franchise agreement with Republic Services, the only waste disposal company allowed to collect municipal solid waste from county businesses.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Federal regulators are suing to stop two major health insurance mergers because they say the deals will increase health care costs for Americans and lower the quality of care they get.
Nevada’s unemployment rate ticked up in June to a seasonally adjusted 6.4 percent, but officials said Wednesday the month also saw the strongest month-over-month job gains in 11 years.
Small-business owners like John Pinnington are steadily lifting Nevada’s economy.
Panasonic Energy of North America and Nevada JobConnect are hosting a job fair for full-time jobs at the Tesla gigafactory east of Reno.
The fifth annual Governor’s Conference on Business 2016, which is hosted by the State of Nevada Department of Business and Industry, will hold a business pitch competition, where the winner will walk away with $22,000 in cash and prizes.
The Latin Chamber of Commerce, along with the Nevada State High School, on Monday announced the opening of a charter school. The new venture will have additional financial backing from Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts, and his wife, Andrea Hissom.
The Labor Department estimates 31,000 Nevada workers will be affected by changes to the federal overtime law that goes into effect Dec. 1.
The Clark County School District currently has major 11 projects underway, including six new schools under construction and two replacements — with a construction value of $253.3 million
The Las Vegas retail market saw a drop in vacancy rates compared to this time one year ago, from 11 percent to 10.3 percent.
NEW YORK — Federal regulators closed an investigation of the multinational, nutritional supplements company Herbalife, which has for years been dogged by accusations that it was run as an elaborate pyramid scheme.
Nevada’s public employee pension fund grew by 2.3 percent in the fiscal year ending June 30, below the long-term target rate of an 8 percent return but among the top performing funds in the country, the agency said this week.
Starbucks has increased prices slightly on brewed coffee, espresso and tea latte beverages at company-run stores in the U.S.
Nevada State Treasurer Dan Schwartz on Friday suggested that payday lenders are strategically located in low-income neighborhoods and near military bases to target these communities. But the payday business owners disputed how their customers are characterized.
Employers added 287,000 jobs in June, up sharply from a meager addition of only 11,000 jobs in May.
The vote on June 23 by Great Britain to exit the European Union has sent bond prices soaring and mortgage rates lower.
U.S. companies added 172,000 jobs last month, according to a private survey, a sign that hiring may have recovered after a slowdown in April and May.
The Ethiopian community has grown in Las Vegas since Redda G. Mehari arrived as a refugee in 1983.
When Toni Jackson started playing music with her children 15 years ago, she dreamed of one day opening a dinner theater to showcase their talents. On June 29, she let her son cut the ribbon, and she watched as the doors opened for the second time.
Gov. Brian Sandoval is about to embark on yet another foreign trade mission, this time to Australia.
Premier Business Centers has acquired a second location in Nevada to expand its portfolio of alternative workspaces.
Tony Patt works in one of the coldest places in Las Vegas, where the temperature fluctuates between 15 degrees to 20 degrees below zero. But for Patt choosing between the Vegas summer or the subzero temperature is easy. “When you come out for a break in the sun, you almost wanna run back in already,” he said.
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