Posts Tagged: employment

Nevada Unemployment Ticks Up in July

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According to the latest statistics from Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR), the state’s unemployment rose 0.1 points to 4.1% in July. That figure is still down .4 points on a year-over-year basis. Nevada’s Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund ended the second quarter of 2019 with a balance of over $1.52 billion, which would… Read more »

Nevada Booming with Solar Jobs

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…Education, not so much A recent blog from Commercial Cafe provides some interesting visualizations and breakdowns of job data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. First, let’s start with what industries are under- and over-represented in Nevada. We’ll start with the obvious – no state does tourism like we do. It’s not even close… Read more »

Nevada Leads Nation in June Job Growth

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In June, employment in Nevada is up 45,500 over the year, an increase of 3.3 percent according to the state’s Department of Employment, Training, and Rehabilitation (DETR). That’s more than double the current U.S. growth rate (1.5%) and leads the nation for June, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. That’s also despite a… Read more »

October Unemployment Down As 5,100 Jobs Added

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According to the latest data from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), the state’s U-3 or headline unemployment rate declined by 0.1 percentage point over the month, to 4.4 percent, in October 2018. The state’s unemployment rate is down half a percentage point over the year. This rate is 0.7 points above the… Read more »

Nevada Unemployment Steady As 2,800 Jobs Gained in September

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According to the latest data from the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR), the state’s headline or U-3 unemployment rate remained unchanged in September by holding steady at 4.5 percent over the month, but is down 0.4 percentage points over the year. Initial claims for September unemployment insurance (UI) benefits totaled 8,290, the lowest… Read more »

Headline Unemployment Falls in August

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According to the latest statistics from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, unemployment rates were lower in August in 13 states, higher in 3 states, and stable in 34 states and the District of Columbia. Eleven states had jobless rate decreases from a year earlier and 39 states and the District had little or no… Read more »

Nevada Adds 9,500 Jobs in July

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According to the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) July 2018 economic report, overall job growth increased to nearly 46,000 jobs year-over-year. At 3.4 percent growth, this is the largest increase since June 2017. Thirty-four states had over-the-year increases in nonfarm payroll employment in July. Nevada was tied for the second-highest percentage gain with… Read more »

Nevada Unemployment Hits 4.7% in June

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According to the state Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) June 2018 economic report, job growth was 2.8 percent, well above the national rate of 1.6 percent. June marks the 90th straight month of year-over-year job gains in Nevada, with job growth continuing to hover near 40,000 jobs per month on a year-over-year basis. Manufacturing, construction,… Read more »

Job Growth Steady, Unemployment Down in May

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According to Nevada’s Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) May 2018 economic report, job growth was 2.8 percent in May, well above the national rate of 1.6 percent, as 37,600 unadjusted jobs were added from the same month a year ago. 2017 data shows Nevada has regained the title of the fastest growing private sector in the United States, with the addition of 38,600 jobs relative to 2016,… Read more »

Nevada Unemployment Steady, Trust Fund Hits Record

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Nevada’s Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund ended the first quarter with a record balance of $1.3 billion. The number of employers in Nevada’s UI system also reached an all-time high of 70,600 in the first quarter of 2018, according to the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation’s (DETR) April 2018 economic report. These are positive indicators for… Read more »