10 May 2020 – State unemployment insurance claim staff increased

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Level of Jurisdiction: NV
Lead People/Agency: Governor Steve Sisolak

Overview: COVID-19 Declaration of Emergency Directive 019 suspends the relevant provision of NRS 612.230 pertaining to the classification and retention of employees working in Nevada regarding unemployment insurance in order to increase staff to adjudicate and hear appeals of Unemployment Insurance claims.
Full details here: http://gov.nv.gov/News/Emergency_Orders/2020/2020-05-10_-_COVID-19_Declaration_of_Emergency_Directive_019/

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Advice of EXTERNAL expert advisor or advisory committee, Learning from other jurisdictions, Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: “The financial impact on Nevadans has been significant and severe with unemployment claims approaching 500,000”