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Nevada Adds Over 7,500 Jobs in June

During the month of June, Nevada added roughly 7,600 jobs with most jobs being added to the education, health, professional, and business industries. 

While the state’s unemployment rate remains above the national average of 3.6 percent, between May and June there was a .2 percent decrease in unemployment. In May, the unemployment rate was 4.9 percent and in June it dropped to 4.7 percent. According to the Department of Labor Statistics, since the beginning of 2022 Nevada’s unemployment has steadily decreased from the state’s yearly high of 5.2 percent in January. These numbers are a good sign that the state will continue to see improvement in reducing unemployment.

Report: NV fares well with transgender rights

“Nevada is the only state that has a constitutional protection against discrimination, on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity,” said Redfield. “There is an extraordinarily broad protection for LGBTQ people in Nevada, and that is probably why Nevada didn’t show up on any of our lists this year.”