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South Carolina’s Employment Situation September 2020

I. Household Survey(1) Employment: The seasonally adjusted, monthly survey of households estimated the number of South Carolinians working increased…

DEW Executive Director’s Statement September 2020

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement September 2020 Employment Situation   “September’s seasonally adjusted…

Lifeboat Jobs: Week 8 – Construction

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Eighth Round of Lifeboat Jobs This week’s Lifeboat Jobs are in the Construction Industry. For a…

Lifeboat Jobs: Week 7 – Support and Customer Service

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Seventh Round of Lifeboat Jobs This week’s Lifeboat Jobs are focusing on the Support and…

Lifeboat Jobs: Week 6 – Information & Computer Science

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Sixth Round of Lifeboat Jobs This week’s Lifeboat Jobs is focusing on the Information and…

Lifeboat Jobs: Week 5 – Manufacturing

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Fifth Round of Lifeboat Jobs This week’s Lifeboat Jobs is focusing on the Manufacturing…

South Carolina Adding Fraud Security Measures to Protect Claimants & Taxpayer Money

COLUMBIA, S.C. – When South Carolina was approved by FEMA for three weeks of Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) on September 1, 2020, the S.C. Department of…

Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement August 2020 Employment Situation

“The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for August had a significant drop to 6.3 percent from July’s revised estimate of 8.7 percent. That is the…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2020

I. Household Survey(1) Employment: The seasonally adjusted, monthly survey of households estimated the number of South Carolinians working increased…

DEW Combats Fraud with LWA Implementation

South Carolina Adding Fraud Security Measures to Protect Claimants & Taxpayer Money   COLUMBIA, S.C. – When South Carolina was approved by FEMA…