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Recent News

Fri, 09/17/2021

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

Columbia, SC – “It is another month of…

Fri, 08/20/2021

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

Columbia, SC – “There is great news to…

Fri, 08/13/2021

At a Time When Supply Chain Security Has Proven Imperative, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is Approved for Second Round of Department of Defense…

Tue, 07/20/2021

The Importance of Soft Skills to be Recognized Through State Certificate

State Workforce Development Board…

Fri, 07/16/2021

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


Columbia, SC – “Employment growth…

Wed, 06/23/2021

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

Columbia, SC – “After four months of…

Tue, 06/08/2021

Innovative Partnership to Create Training Opportunities for Unemployed Individuals

ANDERSON, S.C. - Today Governor McMaster announced an…

Thu, 06/03/2021

Online State Unemployment Insurance (UI) Tax Lien Registry Now Available to Streamline Process for Employers
Online Lien Registry Provides Ease…