The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce is responsible for paying unemployment insurance benefits, collecting unemployment taxes, helping people find jobs, matching businesses with qualified candidates, and collecting and disseminating state/federal employment statistics. The Department of Employment and Workforce was created in 2010 from a restructure of the Employment Security Commission and the Workforce Investment Act development program.

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  • South Carolina data trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. Labor Market Information Division (2020-11)
    The Department of Employment and Workforce has created a new monthly newsletter, Data Trends, to better expand and diversify the research presented to the public each month concerning labor market information and economic ...
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCDEW expenditures as of 02/28/2021 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-02-28)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Employment and Workforce’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Act 116 COVID-19 response account SCDEW expenditures as of 01/31/2021 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-31)
    This details the expenditures of the Department of Employment and Workforce’s allocation from the CARES Act.
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-08)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-07)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-06)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-05)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-04)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-03)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Labor market trends 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (2020-01)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce publishes Labor Market Trends monthly with updates on employment data, unemployment data, and economic indicators. It is prepared in conjunction with the U.S. ...
  • Insights 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Business Intelligence Department (South Carolina State Library, 2019-12)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Business Intelligence Department monthly publishes Insights in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The monthly newsletter ...
  • Insights 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Business Intelligence Department (South Carolina State Library, 2019-11)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Business Intelligence Department monthly publishes Insights in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The monthly newsletter ...
  • Insights 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Business Intelligence Department (South Carolina State Library, 2019-10)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce Business Intelligence Department monthly publishes Insights in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. The monthly newsletter ...
  • Fiscal Year 2019-2020 accountability report 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2020)
    The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce reports to the Office of State Budget its annual accountability report that includes an executive summary, major accomplishments and a business overview.
  • Unemployment insurance during COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-02)
    This document explains how to file claims for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Management and trust fund review report 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2021-01-13)
    The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce continues to successfully serve the State of South Carolina in its mission to promote and support an effective, customer-driven workforce system that facilitates financial ...
  • Unemployment insurance Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-11-02)
    Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) is a federal program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that provides an additional payment on top of weekly unemployment benefits for those who are eligible. To receive ...
  • Unemployment insurance Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-07)
    Lost Wages Assistance (LWA) is a federal program administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that provides an additional payment on top of weekly unemployment benefits for those who are eligible. To receive ...
  • Unemployment insurance extended benefits 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-08)
    This explains the extended benefits available to unemployment Insurance claimants.
  • Unemployment insurance during COVID-19 

    South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (South Carolina State Library, 2020-10-08)
    This document explains how to file claims for unemployment insurance during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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