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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…

Federal MEUC Program Now Available

Final Federal Program Rolls Out in SC for a Small, Unique Group of Individuals MEUC Will Provide Additional Benefits for Traditional UI and Self-…

DEW Website Redesign Revealed

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Launches Refreshed Website Redesign Offers Improved User Experience and Robust Mobile View Columbia, S.C…

Former Deputy Arrested for Alleged UI Fraud

Former Newberry Deputy and School District Employee Arrested for Alleged UI Fraud DEW & Law Enforcement Partners Statewide Continue to Crack Down…

Two SC Women Arrested for UI Fraud

Two South Carolina Women Arrested for Alleged Unemployment Insurance Fraud DEW Continues to Actively Investigate Fraud, Prosecute Criminal Activity…

Unemployment Insurance Fraud: What You Need To Know!

Unemployment Insurance Fraud 101 WHAT IS UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE (UI) FRAUD? It is considered fraud when an individual or employer knowingly…

Lawmakers Experience Be Pro Be Proud SC Mobile Workshop

Be Pro Be Proud SC Gives Lawmakers an Interactive Opportunity at the Statehouse Gov. McMaster and members of the General Assembly Get Hands-On…

Op-Ed: DEW Assesses Progress in 2020 and Pushes Forward in 2021

DEW: Five Billion Dollars Paid   With 2021 upon us, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is looking back over the last ten months to see…