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Left behind: Many Nevada workers may not qualify for unemployment benefits

The way Nevada law has been written, some contingent workers such as independent contractors, rideshare drivers or domestic workers are often excluded from employment...
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ICE continued arrests through health crisis

Nevada is shutting down restaurants, bars, gyms and schools to try to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, which has now killed over...
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Sisolak: Virus doesn’t discriminate, people shouldn’t either

Gov. Steve Sisolak is pushing back against racism directed toward the Asian-American community amid the health crisis caused by COVID-19.Since the emergence of the...
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Congress clears 2nd major coronavirus package; 3rd in the works

WASHINGTON — A second major coronavirus package cleared the U.S. Senate Wednesday and is now headed to President Donald Trump for his signature.The bill...
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What’s considered an essential business? Here’s what we know

Gov. Steve Sisolak announced Tuesday all “non-essential” businesses across the state should shut down by noon Wednesday in order to mitigate the COVID-19 crisis....
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Carolyn Goodman is not helping

Everyone hates everything about this, and wants it to end as soon as possible.That includes Carolyn Goodman.Unfortunately, she's defeating her own purpose.Wednesday at a...
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Union leader: No trickle-down bailout

Members of UNITE HERE, including 60,000 workers of Culinary Local 226, are in immediate need of unemployment benefits, health care, food, housing and sick...
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With little relief in sight, small business owners wait in limbo

The employees at Big B’s Texas BBQ had been wiping down every hard surface in the restaurant every 30 minutes. After every customer, they...
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Public officials try to offer assurances

Questions for Nevada Rep. Susie Lee and local officials during a tele-town hall Tuesday reflected the palpable anxiety in Southern Nevada -- and that...
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Sisolak orders casinos, non-essential businesses closed

Less than three weeks after declaring he had no intention of ever banning tourists or building a wall on the California/Nevada border, Gov. Steve...

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