Economists see Nevada jobless rate rising

Vogel, Ed; Whaley, Sean
October 2008
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);10/13/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 41, p17
This article reports that unemployment in Nevada will increase to an average monthly rate of 8.6 percent in 2009 and will remain at that rate in 2010, according to state economists. The prediction was made at the same time that the Employment Security Council, a group of six business leaders, recommended that the state's unemployment tax rate remain at 1.33 percent in 2009.


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