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As of July 21st, SCWOS is back online. Claimants, please remember that you are required to complete at least two job searches while logged into your SCWOS account in order to remain eligible for benefits, and remember, you can check your claim status tracker by clicking “Go To My Home Page” when you login to the MyBenefits portal.

If you received an email asking you to complete a survey and you would like to know more, please call 803-737-0368 or visit dew.sc.gov/survey. 

We make nightly changes to the claimant system (MyBenefits Portal) from 11 pm – 3 am, and the system will be temporarily unavailable during this time. 

News Archive

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Announces a Redesign of its Monthly Data Trends Publication to Provide More Data and Content

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Announces a Redesign of its Monthly Data Trends Publication to Provide More Data and Content…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation February 2022

South Carolina’s Employment Situation February 2022

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's February Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement February 2022 Employment Situation Columbia, S.C. – “For February 2022, South…

The South Carolina Labor Force Participation Task Force Has Officially Commenced

  The South Carolina Labor Force Participation Task Force Has Officially Commenced South Carolina invites subject matter experts to a roundtable to…

South Carolina's Employment Situation January 2022

South Carolina's Employment Situation January 2022

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's January Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement January 2022 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “As part of their annual…

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's Op-Ed

2021: A Look Back at Unemployment and Reemployment As I look back over the past 12 months, I am excited by the recovery our state has achieved.…

South Carolina's Employment Situation December 2021

South Carolina's Employment Situation December 2021

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's December 2021 Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement December 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “We ended 2021 with more good…

South Carolina's Employment Situation November 2021

South Carolina's Employment Situation November 2021