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Governor Sisolak Tours Career Center, Nevada Reaches All-Time Employment High

Following the news that Nevada has surpassed its all-time employment high by 3,000 jobs, yesterday Governor Sisolak toured a One-Stop Career Center at the East Las Vegas Library to discuss workforce development and job retraining opportunities available to Nevadans.

Far outpacing job growth in the years following the Great Recession, Nevada has now recovered every job lost during the pandemic thanks to private sector growth driven by economic diversification. 

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Las Vegas Review-Journal: Sisolak touts record job numbers, but ‘we’ve still got a ways to go’

  • Sisolak on Monday toured the One-Stop Career Center — part of a national program called the American Job Centers — at the East Las Vegas Library to highlight the recent job numbers.
  • The job numbers showed that as of June, Nevada had 1,452,000 seasonally adjusted jobs, setting a record and coming in at about 3,000 more jobs than the state had in February 2020 right before the coronavirus pandemic cratered the state economy.
  • The governor said the career center and others in operation are “immensely valuable” to bolster Nevada’s workforce by helping match employers with people looking for a job.

KSNV: Governor Sisolak tours One-Stop Career Center in East Las Vegas

KSNV: “More good economic news for Nevada. According to the latest employment numbers released by DETR, the state’s employment numbers have now surpassed the previous record before the pandemic.”

  • The governor came by the One-Stop Career Center here at the East Las Vegas Library to meet with administrators and some people who have used these resources to find a job.
  • This is one of five One-Stop Career Centers at libraries across the valley, with another one set to open on August 4. Job seekers can find everything they need at these centers. They get career counseling, classes, help with resumes, and even advice on wardrobes and job interview skills.
  • Governor Sisolak says these programs have made a huge difference as our economy emerges from the pandemic.

KLAS: “Governor Sisolak making a stop in Las Vegas to celebrate Nevada’s rebound… The governor highlighting our state’s efforts to increase local jobs during a visit to the One-Stop Career Center over in the East Valley.”