Department of Employment and Workforce Documents

The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes documents and reports related to unemployment insurance, unemployment taxes, job matching, and collecting and disseminating state/federal employment statistics.


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    Claimant handbook : a reference for unemployment insurance benefits rights & responsibilies
    (South Carolina State Library, 2024-02-26) South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
    This handbook serves as a helpful guide to: answer questions about unemployment insurance; explain your rights and responsibilities while receiving unemployment insurance benefits under South Carolina law and the regulations of the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce; define terminology and acronyms; and provide resources where you can find more information. This resource is intended to empower you with information to help you move quickly from unemployment to reemployment.
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    An analysis of supply and demand for the STEAM workforce in South Carolina
    (South Carolina State Library, 2015-09-29) South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. Business Intelligence Department
    With advancements and innovations in technology, the workforce of South Carolina needs comprehensive knowledge of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). Is South Carolina producing the right STEAM knowledge at the right levels? What skills or certifications should our future STEAM workers have? Where are the STEAM jobs in South Carolina? Do STEAM jobs really pay more than other occupations?
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    Evaluation and analysis of the electric vehicle workforce in South Carolina
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-08) South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
    The emergence of the modern Electronic Vehicle (EV) industry, given South Carolina’s current standing as the nation’s top exporter of cars, has the potential to be transformative and disruptive to our state. Part of responding to this challenge and opportunity means ensuring that we have a workforce that appeals to existing and emerging employers as the EV transition gathers pace. This report, as directed in Executive Order 2022-31, seeks to do the following: Evaluate the State’s existing and anticipated EV-related workforce availability and capacity needs and explore opportunities to enhance the State’s existing workforce development policies or mechanisms so as to advance the competitive standing of South Carolina’s EV ecosystem and automotive sector relative to other States and position South Carolina as a center of growth and global leader with respect to EV-related research, development, and production; Conduct a comprehensive and detailed supply gap analysis of the EV ecosystem, in consultation with the business community, industry stakeholders, education providers, and other state agencies and departments, to evaluate EV-specific occupations and the projected demand for any relevant training, credentials, or certifications; and Identify and report to the undersigned and the General Assembly any recommended statutory or regulatory changes or enhancements related to the State’s existing workforce development mechanisms that may be necessary or appropriate to facilitate new business and industry investment or expansion in the EV sector.
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    Better data. Better decisions. Better outcomes. : SOC code fields available now to prepare for required reporting by April 2024.
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-10-31) South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
    Once again South Carolina leads the way in workforce innovation and research, and the state’s businesses will benefit for years to come. Standard Occupational Classification codes or SOC codes and number of hours worked are two fields that are being added to the quarterly wage reports that are completed in the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce’s tax system, SUITS. This information will be required on the 1st quarter 2024 wage reports, due by April 30, 2024. DEW encourages employers to begin entering SOC codes in fourth quarter 2023 since that information will be saved in SUITS for future quarters.
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    South Carolina short term projections 2022 - 2024
    (South Carolina State Library, 2023-03-29) South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. Labor Market Information Division; Chastaom, Ashlyn
    Short term projections are produced and published annually for a 2-year projection period. Projections provide estimated forecast data regarding the rate at which occupations and industries are growing, as well as the number of jobs present at that time.