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Recent News

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…

Fri, 05/21/2021

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

Columbia, SC – “For the fourth month we…

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…