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Recent News

Tue, 04/27/2021

More than $1 Million Available to Qualifying SC Employers for Training
Employers are Encouraged to Apply for Incumbent Worker Training (IWT)…

Fri, 04/16/2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement (March 2021)

Columbia, SC – “Today’s release shows another slow and steady…

Fri, 03/26/2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement
February 2021 Employment Situation

Columbia, SC – “We are continuing to…

Mon, 03/15/2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement
January 2021 Employment Situation


“As part of their annual…

Thu, 03/11/2021

DEW Partners With National Leader, ID.me,
to Secure UI for South Carolinians and Reduce Fraudulent Claims

Identity Verification Vendor…

Fri, 03/05/2021

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is actively waging war against the national crisis of

unemployment…

Wed, 03/03/2021

DEW Refers More Than 2,800 UI Claims for Fraud Prosecution
UI Claims Currently Under Investigation by State and Federal Law Enforcement…

Fri, 02/26/2021

Final Federal Program Rolls Out in SC for a Small, Unique Group of Individuals

MEUC Will Provide Additional…

Fri, 02/19/2021

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