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Companies receive $10 million in tax abatement
June 5, 2017 - 12:12am
Three companies are receiving nearly $10 million in tax abatement for creating 237 jobs in Southern Nevada over the next five years.
June 4, 2017 - 10:00pm
Paul Schloss, owner of Redwood MJ, a medical marijuana cultivation facility in the southwest valley, is getting ready for the next phase of the marijuana industry in Nevada. Last month, temporary regulations were set by Nevada’s Tax Commission to allow for recreational sales to begin July 1.
May 30, 2017 - 12:33am
Construction companies, unions and other industry groups are preparing for major projects building and reshaping Southern Nevada’s roadways and planned developments on the Las Vegas Strip. With a thriving development pipeline, a trained workforce is also an essential piece.
Companies advance employees through education
May 30, 2017 - 12:31am
Temporary staffing agencies and Southern Nevada employers strive to better equip employees to achieve workplace excellence.
May 21, 2017 - 11:06pm
The Fred and Harriet Cox Senior Design Competition is the showcase event for undergraduates from the Howard R. Hughes School of Engineering at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
Nevada Tax Commission sets temporary rules for recreational marijuana sales
May 15, 2017 - 12:41am
Nevada is moving forward with implementing recreational marijuana operations by July 1, while protections for operators at the federal level increase on the medical side. But not recreational.
Labor lawyers say local businesses positive on new Supreme Court justice
May 15, 2017 - 12:31am
Nevada employers will find a new Supreme Court justice to their liking and see labor and employment laws curtailed under the Trump Administration, according to labor lawyers.
Spencer Fane names Nevada native John Mowbray lead partner
May 15, 2017 - 12:29am
The onslaught of out-of-state firms opening offices in Nevada may be on the rise once again.
North Las Vegas launches builder self-certification program
May 15, 2017 - 12:21am
A builder self-certification program has been implemented by the city of North Las Vegas with the goal of significantly accelerating construction plan review processes.
SB196 would require small businesses to provided paid sick days
May 8, 2017 - 12:18am
Nevada’s large employers could see a change in how they manage sick leave for their employees if legislation passes through the Nevada Assembly this session.