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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 »

  CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Gig workers across Nevada can start applying for unemployment insurance starting on Saturday. During a virtual news conference on Thursday, interim director Heather Korbulic said the state’s Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program will be live starting May 16. Applicants will need the following: W2 or 1099… Read more »

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada unemployment officials expect as many as 70,000 idled self-employed, contract and gig workers will apply for $600 per week in coronavirus relief benefits promised by Congress, once phone and online systems for the state’s jobless program open on Saturday. “We do expect a significant and high volume of callers,” new… Read more »

UPDATE (MAY 15): Nevada Department of Training and Rehabilitation is asking people to refrain from attempting to file PUA claims until Saturday. According to DETR, the website for PUA claims, employnv.gov, will not be live until Saturday. As well, the phone line for assistance (1-800-603-9681) will also not be active until Saturday. Upon launch, DETR… Read more »