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More than $1 Million Dollars Available to SC Employers for Training

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

South Carolina Employment Situation March 2021

South Carolina's Employment Situation March 2021

Executive Statement: Work Search Requirement Starts Sunday, April 18.

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement (March 2021) Columbia, SC – “Today’s release shows another slow and steady drop…

South Carolina Employment Situation February 2021

South Carolina Employment Situation February 2021

DEW Executive Director’s Statement February 2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement February 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “We are continuing to watch the…

South Carolina Employment Situation January 2021

South Carolina’s Employment Situation - January 2021

DEW Executive Director’s Statement January 2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement January 2021 Employment Situation “As part of their annual process, the…

DEW Partners with ID.me for Fraud Prevention

DEW Partners With National Leader, ID.me, to Secure UI for South Carolinians and Reduce Fraudulent Claims Identity Verification Vendor Will Help DEW…

DEW is actively waging war against the national crisis of unemployment insurance fraud

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is actively waging war against the national crisis of unemployment insurance fraud being inflicted on…

DEW Refers 2,855 UI Claims For Fraud Prosecution

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