State Department of Employment and Workforce

Number of South Carolinians working continues to grow

Columbia, SC (WOLO) — The number of working South Carolinians continues to go up. According to the states Department of Employment and Workforce more than 7- thousand jobs were added in the month of August bringing the states unemployment rate down to 3.2 % percent. The national unemployment rate remains unchanged at 3.7% percent. Categories: State Tags: State Department of…

Unemployment in SC Down for 6th Straight Month

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The unemployment rate in South Carolina dropped again in November, the sixth straight month the rate has declined. The state Department of Employment and Workforce announced on Friday that unemployment was 5.5 percent last month, down from 5.6 percent in October. The department said the unemployment rate has not been so low since August of 2001….