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DETR’s latest excuse for its inability to pay claims promptly is reminiscent of the trial scene where Captain Queeg, has a paranoid breakdown in Herman Wouk’s play “The Caine Mutiny.”  Captain Queeg justifies his negligence in running over his ship’s own tow line and his cowardice in abandoning landing craft mid ocean, all because of an… Read more »

JUDGE TO DETR: SHOW CAUSE BY JULY 7, 2020 WHY GIG WORKERS ARE NOT BEING PAID, OR COURT WILL ISSUE AN ORDER TO PAY THEM ALL At 1:03 pm on June 24, 2020, The Honorable Barry L. Breslow, Judge of the Second Judicial District Court – State of Nevada signed an “Order to Show Cause”… Read more »

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada’s unemployment department is reporting improved jobless numbers in the state at the same time a class action lawsuit filed against the department is alleging it’s failing to pay approximately 60,000 gig workers in a timely manner. The Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation, known as DETR, released its May 2020… Read more »

KTNV Jeremy Chen reports – interviews partner Mark Thierman Finalized data from the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation (DETR) show initial claims for unemployment insurance (UI) totaled 10,620 for the week ending June 13, down 128 claims, or 1.2 percent, compared to last week’s total of 10,748. This is the seventh consecutive week… Read more »

By Michelle Rindels – June 22nd, 2020 Plaintiffs in an amended lawsuit want a court to order the state to pay unemployment benefits to claimants even when it’s not clear whether they should be getting the funds from the standard, state program or a federally funded Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) program for independent workers. The… Read more »

Letter from Mr. Thierman: Dear putative class members— (all gig workers still not being paid unemployment compensation even though they have a valid claim pending with DETR): Attached to this email is a stamped copy of some of the papers we filed with the Court in the above captioned class action against DETR for failing… Read more »

Latest press release from DETR regarding unemployment benefits. Click to view or copy paste into browser https://youtu.be/4Bgsth5KXEY

  Latest press release from DETR regarding unemployment benefits. Click to view or copy paste: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J9gf5AdKbI0

By Michelle L. Price With Nevada the only U.S. state not taking applications for federal coronavirus relief payments to gig workers, two self-employed single mothers in Reno are suing to force the state to begin paying thousands of out-of-work people the more than $600 a week Congress promised. “Congress said do it. Nevada isn’t doing… Read more »

Nevada has finally launched a system to accept weekly claims from non-traditional workers for unemployment benefits authorized by the federal government. The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation announced Saturday that Nevadans eligible for the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program could begin filing weekly claims. The department made the announcement about 2 1/2 hours after… Read more »