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Nevada minimum wage increase begins in 2020

October 15, 2019

A new law revises provisions relating to health care and the qualified health benefits, effective Jan. 1, 2020, and establishes the minimum level of health benefits that an employer is required to make available to an employee and his or her dependents for the purpose of determining whether the employer is authorized to pay the lower minimum wage rate.

$75,000 grant secured for Career Bound NV workforce development program

October 14, 2019

Serving as the intermediary between industry and education, Career Bound NV engages employers to provide students with opportunities to explore careers, develop skills and participate in job shadow and paid internships to ensure students graduate ready for employment in Nevada’s high-demand, living-wage careers.

Nevada SBA seeks 2020 small business award nominations

October 10, 2019

“This is an excellent opportunity for entrepreneurs, bankers, chambers of commerce and other community organizations to promote small businesses, their clients and their employees," Nevada SBA District Director Joseph Amato said.

In deals totaling $96 million, 2 multifamily properties sold in Carson, Sparks

October 10, 2019

Aiman Noursoultanova, a senior vice president with CBRE's Reno office, brokered the sale of Parkway Terraces, a 176-unit multifamily property in Carson City, as well as Waterstone at Kiley Ranch, a 203-unit luxury multifamily community in Sparks. The deals were reportedly worth $40.75 million and $55.9 million, respectively.

$1.3 billion lithium mining project takes shape in rural Northern Nevada

October 9, 2019

Operations will create approximately 1,000 jobs during construction of $1.3 billion project and will employ more than 275 people. Lithium Nevada anticipates permits to be issued by the end of 2020 and for Phase I construction to begin shortly thereafter. Phase I production is expected to begin sometime in late 2022.

Nevada input sought on $1.3 billion federal career-tech education plan

October 9, 2019

Provisions in the law allow school districts across America to use federal funds to provide all students, not just those enrolled in CTE, career exploration and development activities in the middle grades and for comprehensive guidance and academic counseling in the upper grades.