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DETR facing Christmas Eve deadline to pay PUA claimants

Posted at 8:31 AM, Dec 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-24 11:31:18-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Today is the deadline for Nevada's Department of Employment to pay out its pandemic assistance program claims.

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A judge recently ruled the agency must pay out claims that have been frozen because of suspected fraud.

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Another hearing is scheduled for next Thursday.

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