The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

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Are you a young person looking for part-time or summer work? Explore the Youth Employment Site! 

Welcome to the Department of Employment and Workforce

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is here to help you move from unemployment to reemployment. Our goal is to match job seekers with employers quickly, efficiently and effectively.

From unemployment insurance benefits to personalized reemployment services, our agency provides robust services to support South Carolina's labor force and economic development.


2023 1099-G Forms Available Now!



2023 1099G forms are now available! view your 1099G by logging into your MyBenefits Portal. You will then see an Actions Required box on the far left side. Click on “Go To My Home Page.” The Quick Links section will now be listed on the far left side of your MyBenefits Portal Dashboard. Click on the “View my 1099G” link to view and download your 1099G.

SOC Codes

Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) codes are the federal standard used to classify workers into the specific category that best matches their job. Each of your employees can be classified in one of 867 detailed occupations listed. For more information and to search for specific SOC codes, visit

SOC Codes


Earn $500 when you complete your GED!

GED Incentive Program


You can receive $500 when you earn your High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) Diploma by June 1, 2024. You could receive an additional $500 if you also earn a Short-Term Occupational Training credential at a qualifying SC Technical College by June 1, 2024. To learn more about eligibility and how to get started today, click here!