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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

Statement on June 2017 unemployment rate

DEW Executive Director Cheryl Stanton’s Statement June 2017 Employment Statement “South Carolina is working and nearly 46,000 of our citizens…

Board awards transportation grants to six workforce development areas

Board awards transportation grants to six workforce development areas The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) and the State Workforce…

Statement on May 2017 unemployment rate

DEW Executive Director Cheryl Stanton’s Statement May 2017 Employment Statement   “I am encouraged to see the commitment businesses are making to…