‘The Sheer Volume Is Hard To Capture’: Unemployment In Nevada Soars To Historic High

Posted by on May 28, 2020 5:43 pm
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A car drives down an otherwise empty Las Vegas Strip amid the coronavirus pandemic on May 8.

More than 41% of jobs in the state’s food and accommodation industry have been lost. The overall levels are comparable to the Great Depression, says David Schmidt, a state economist.

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