RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- As of today, Sept. 9, the Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says it has processed 48,000 claims through its new unemployment insurance system that was launched last week.
The on-line component of the system was launched today, for use primarily by those filing initial claims. The Department says the internet system may be down intermittently while testing is being completed to ensure accuracy of claims being filed. However, the automated telephone system has run since being launched Sept. 4.
Two telephone numbers were added for weekly claims filing and are available between the hours of 6 p.m. and 6 a.m. (775-684-3387 and 702-486-3387). The main numbers 775-684-0350 and 702-486-0350 are available 24 hours with staff assistance available during the hours of 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.