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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…

DEW Executive Director's Statement August 2020

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement August 2020 Employment Situation   “The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate…

SC Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Data Week Ending September 12, 2020

Initial Claims: For claim week ending September 12, 2020, the number of South Carolinians who filed their initial claim for unemployment insurance…

Lifeboat Jobs: Week 4 – Transportation & Logistics

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Fourth Round of Lifeboat Jobs Week 4 of Lifeboat Jobs is here and this week we’re focusing on…

Thousands of Professional Courses Available to UI Claimants at No Cost

SC Department of Employment and Workforce Partners with Coursera Key Points: The Coursera Workforce Recovery Initiative is teaming up with state…

SC Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Data Week Ending September 5, 2020

Initial Claims: For claim week ending September 5, 2020, the number of South Carolinians who filed their initial claim for unemployment insurance…

Lifeboat Jobs: Week 3 - Healthcare

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Third Round of Lifeboat Jobs Week 3 of Lifeboat Jobs is here and this week we’re focusing on in…

SC Initial Unemployment Insurance Claims Data Week Ending August 29, 2020

Initial Claims: For claim week ending August 29, 2020, the number of South Carolinians who filed their initial claim for unemployment insurance…

Be Pro Be Proud SC Announcement

S.C. Leaders Unveiling Be Pro Be Proud SC at Farmers Market to Begin Statewide Tour Unique Mobile Workshop Will Travel the State to Highlight…

Lifeboat Jobs: Retail Trade

S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Releases Second Round of Lifeboat Jobs The COVID-19 pandemic took a toll on the retail industry…