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Nevada unemployment office addresses claim surge

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Nevada unemployment office addresses claim surge

Nevada unemployment office addresses claim surge

Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) show initial claims for unemployment insurance totaled 17,837 for the week ending May 16.

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SYSTEM AND POSSIBLY SOME GOODNEWS FOR THOSE WHO RECENTLYFILED.13 ACTION NEWS ANCHOR MARRISAKYNASTON HAS BEEN STUDYING NEWUNEMPLOYMENT NUMBERS.SHE TELLS YOU WHAT UNEMPLOYEDWORKERS CAN EXPECT.NORMALLY- THE STRIP ISFILLED WITH STREET PERFORMERSAND GIG WORKERS- BUT OF COURSE-ITS COMPLETELY EMPTY NOW-JUST SHOWING HOW LARGE OF ANIMPACT COVID-19 HAS MADE TO OURSTATE.A SMALL SUBSET OF FILERS AREEXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES IFYOUVE FILED FOR UNEMPLOYMENT-AND STILL HAVENT RECEIVED YOURBENEFITS- YOURE NOT ALONE.DETR SAYS SOME OF THE REMAININGCLAIMS- ARE MORE COMPLEX.AND THAT INCLUDES GIG WORKERSAND CONTRACT WORKERS.TAKE SOT 10:28 THE REMAININGCLAIMS THAT ARE IN THE QUEU ANDPENDING ARE VERY COMPLEX 13ACTION NEWS HAS RECEIVED DOZENSOFCALLS AND EMAILS FROMPERFORMERS- SAYING THEY STILLHAVENT RECEIVED ANY MONEY.WORKERS- FROM PUA- OR THEPANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENTASSISTANCE- IS EXPECTED TO GOLIVE TOMORROW.FILERS CAN THEN FILE WEEKLYCLAIMS- AND PAYMENTS AREEXPECTED TO START GOING OUT-NEXT WEDNESDAY.FINALLY- SOME RELIEF- FOR THOSETHOUSANDS OF WORKERS IMPACTED-BY THE PANDEMIC.RIGHT NOW- NEVADA HAS THEHIGHEST UNEMPLOYMENT RATE INTHE NATION- WITH ABOUT ONE INFOUR PEOPLE NOW OUT OF WORK.RIGHT NOW...THE "PANDEMIC UNEMPLOYMENTASSISTANCE PROGRAM" CALLCENTER.... AND...THE "EMPLOY N-V" WEBSITE AREASSISTANCE PROGRAM" CALL




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