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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

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's November 2021 Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement November 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “We are very excited to…

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's October Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement October 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “South Carolina’s employment…

South Carolina's Employment Situation October 2021

South Carolina's Employment Situation October 2021

SC DEW MyBenefits Portal Facelift

A Facelift to the MyBenefits Portal Makes It Easier for Claimants and Employers to Understand the UI ProcessThe S.C. Department of Employment and…

2022 Tax Rate Announcement

Gov. Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey Announce Tax Rate Cuts as the UI Trust Fund Remains…

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce and CompTIA Partnership

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Partners with worldwide technology leader, CompTIA, to provide I.T. training opportunities for South…

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's September 2021 Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement September 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “South Carolina celebrated…

South Carolina's Employment Situation September 2021

South Carolina's Employment Situation September 2021

Jamie Suber Appointed to National Association of State Workforce Agencies Board

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce’s Jamie Suber selected to serve leadership roles with the National Association of State Workforce…

DEW and Lt. Gov. Partner Through Youth PSA

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce and Lt. Governor Pamela Evette partner to share the number one thing employers are looking for when…