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MGM layoffs “a bloodbath,” not confined to management

Contrary to widespread news reports, the 254 employees who lost their jobs with MGM Resorts International Thursday were not confined to management, but rather...
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Reid worried about “skills gap” – unless it’s Biden’s

Harry Reid thinks Nevada's Democratic caucus will play a bigger role in the presidential race next year than it has in the past. He's...
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“Vast majority” of MGM layoffs are in Las Vegas

Just days after touting his company’s workforce development efforts, MGM International Resorts Chairman and CEO Jim Murren announced 254 employees would be informed Thursday...
Yang Gang

Universal basic income, robots, and Yang

Andrew Yang is worried about robot bartenders, self-driving freight trucks, and “worship of the almighty dollar.”With the field of Democratic presidential candidates nearing two...
so there you go

Median wages in Nevada and nearby states (in case you were wondering)

You probably already know this, being a reader of the Current and all, but just in case: Median wage is the wage at which...
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Horsford promotes Democratic bill to reform Social Security

The first meaningful reforms of Social Security since 1983 would increase benefits, reduce taxes for millions of Social Security beneficiaries, set new minimum benefit...
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Guinn appeals bankruptcy judge’s ruling

Jeff Guinn, the son of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, is appealing a federal bankruptcy judge’s ruling that he “fraudulently concealed information” from investors...
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Trump tax act’s Opportunity Zones come knocking, but to whose benefit?  

A Trump administration tax break designed to spur investment by the affluent in low-income neighborhoods may be rewarding investors for infusing their money into...
Not that jag

Sisolak joins board of national education nonprofit

Gov. Steve Sisolak, along with 16 other current and former governors, has joined the board of directors for the national nonprofit Jobs for America’s...
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Reid, Boehner to headline inaugural MGM/UNLV think tank event

Former Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and former Republican Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives John Boehner will headline an April 23 panel...

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