The leadership of the Nevada Assembly Democrats has spelled out its five point plan to encourage job growth in Nevada. The group has made it a centerpiece of its campaign to keep a sizeable majority in the state assembly.
Ah, the golden years! Retirement was supposed to be an indulgement for seniors, their reward after raising kids and working 9-to-5 all those years. But now experts say baby boomers can no longer afford retirement, and that seniors are working longer: the employment rate for workers over 55 is at an all-time high. Are you a senior? Why have you put off retirement? Have you taken on a job when you thought you'd be traveling the world? What costs are eating up your savings? What other options do you have for paying the bills? Share your story: 258-3552 or leave your comment below.
We've lost a lot of jobs here in Nevada. So how do we spur job growth in our state? How do we keep people from moving out-of-state? And what sectors should people be focusing on in their job search? We talk with the co-author of Where Did the Jobs Go, and How Do We Get Them Back and a local job expert. What are your experiences? Call or write!
A bright spot in the global economic downturn is Mexico's thriving maquilladora (manufacturing) industry. Despite the impact the recession has had on companies across the world, manufacturing in Mexico is booming.
A lot of people are hurting during this tough economy and a group that many may not have thought would be - lawyers. According to the latest figures there are twice as many law students passing the bar than there are available jobs. What happens when you spend so much for law school only to find that job opportunities are slim pickings? And, with this economy how are current lawyers being forced to change their specialties in order to survive?
The convention industry is a key driver of Nevada's economy. Many are saying, that the industry is on its way back from the huge drop off the industry experienced in 2008. Attendance at CES, the first big convention of the year was up from the year before according to most preliminary figures. We take a look at the year to come in the convention business in Las Vegas and whether or not the industry is as healthy as some are saying.
Judge Sonia Sotomayor won Senate confirmation and was sworn in as the
nation's first Latina Supreme Court Justice last week. Meantime, Nevada's
Hispanics have been hit harder than any other state by joblessness.