Working + The Economy


Weekly, Jones complain Opportunity Zones miss the mark

Clark County commissioners Justin Jones and Lawrence Weekly want to know who designated the low-income areas chosen by the state as eligible for a...
New York state o' mind

Nevada’s $12 minimum wage proposal “not enough,” Gillibrand says

During a campaign visit to SEIU Nevada Monday, U.S. Sen. Kristen Gillibrand pledged her support for a $15 minimum wage.Gillibrand and scores of Democratic...
CCEA rally

Some website ranked Nevada #1 for teacher appreciation. No. Really.

Nevada appreciates its teachers more than any other state!Despite the premise being beyond the comprehension of anybody paying attention to the state, some international...
stop threatening nurses

Nurses, health care workers push for better protections from violence

One morning, the upset husband of a patient told a Las Vegas nurse he was going to bring his gun to the hospital at...
go raiders

If Nevada wanted education funded education would be funded

Nevada’s official economic forecasters met Tuesday and found the same thing they always find: A state that leans so heavily on sales taxes for...
punch in, punch out, repeat

Poll results suggest Nevada’s paid sick leave bill is too weak

Eight out of ten Nevadans agree: Workers should get paid leaveA poll released Thursday found Nevada voters overwhelmingly support legislation that would expand access...
modern times

Culinary not impressed with MGM’s “financial engineering”

The 254 employees laid off by MGM International Resorts were from a variety of properties and worked in diverse positions, but they had one...

Governor appoints attorney to fill Nevada Gaming Commission spot

Gov. Steve Sisolak appointed Rosa Solis-Rainey of Henderson to the Nevada Gaming Commission Tuesday.Solis-Rainey will replace Sandra Douglas Morgan, who left the Gaming Commission...
amid the rebar

Bills seek to undo 2015 Legislature’s anti-union measures

Legislation passed out of the Nevada Assembly Monday would require contractors to pay prevailing wage on public works projects of $100,000 or more.  The...
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GDP sports 3.2% growth as consumer spending … slows?

Is America great again or what? In the first quarter of 2019, U.S. gross domestic product rose 3.2 percent, which would be making all...


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