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Recent News

Fri, 02/19/2021

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Launches Refreshed Website
Redesign Offers Improved User Experience and Robust Mobile View

Wed, 02/17/2021

Former Newberry Deputy and School District Employee Arrested for Alleged UI Fraud
DEW & Law Enforcement Partners Statewide Continue to…

Fri, 02/12/2021

Two South Carolina Women Arrested for Alleged Unemployment Insurance Fraud
DEW Continues to Actively Investigate Fraud, Prosecute Criminal…

Fri, 02/12/2021

Unemployment Insurance
Fraud 101


It is considered fraud when an…

Fri, 01/29/2021

Be Pro Be Proud SC Gives Lawmakers an Interactive Opportunity at the Statehouse

Gov. McMaster and members of the…

Fri, 01/29/2021

DEW: Five Billion Dollars Paid


With 2021 upon us, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is looking back over the last ten…

Tue, 01/26/2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement

December 2020 Employment Situation…

Tue, 01/26/2021

South Carolina’s Employment Situation

December 2020



Mon, 01/25/2021

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Exceeds the $5 Billion Mark

for Distribution of Unemployment…

Fri, 01/22/2021

Benefit Programs Continue to Successfully Roll Out for South Carolinians

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce…

Thu, 01/14/2021

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce’s Launch of Mobile App

Puts the Power of the Claim in the Hands of…

Mon, 01/04/2021

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Begins Paying the $300 Federal Pandemic

Unemployment Compensation…