SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — New figures show the number of people requesting unemployment assistance in Utah last week dropped below 5,000 for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic took hold in the United States.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — More people have now applied for unemployment in Utah during the coronavirus pandemic than the previous three years combined, though the number of new claims are decreasing as the state economy reopens.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada jobless figures continue to climb, with more than 18,000 people filing first-time claims for benefits last week. That will add to the record 28.2% statewide unemployment figure in April.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada is fast-tracking the hiring of temporary unemployment office workers to deal with a wave of benefits claims that followed the mid-March closure of casinos and other businesses in response to the coronavirus pandemic.