Unemployment Rate

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…

U.S. SC Jobs Report : Slight Increase in Unemployment

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– In the latest jobs report, South Carolina saw a slight increase in unemployment… but a rise in job openings. The SC Department of Employment and Workforce says the unemployment rate increased to four point one percent in December 2017. Though the number of job openings rose by 25 – hundred that month, according to the conference board’s…

SC Unemployment Rate: By the Numbers

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–More and more of your neighbors are working. The SC Department of Employment and Workforce on Friday, announced a record, nearly two point two million people have jobs in the Palmetto state. Three point nine percent of people in South Carolina are unemployed, according to the September numbers. The jobless rate was four percent in August. Governor Henry…

SC Unemployment Rate Down

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– It seems many of your neighbors are back to work in South Carolina. New numbers released from the SC Department of Workforce point to the lowest unemployment rate since 2000. According to the Department of workforce, South Carolina’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent in May, that’s down from  4.3 in April and 4.4 percent in March.  …

South Carolina’s Unemployment Rate Unchanged in January

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina’s unemployment rate was unchanged in January, compared with December. The Department of Employment and Workforce reported Monday that the jobless rate was 5.5 percent in January. The agency said the number of people who were working increased by nearly 11,000. The national unemployment rate in January was 4.9 percent. Government employment increased about more…