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    Laws Governing DEW

    State laws and regulations govern the Unemployment Insurance plan’s administration.

    http://www.scstatehouse.gov/code/title41.php
    http://www.scstatehouse.gov/coderegs/c047.php

    In 2010, the General Assembly passed two reform bills affecting DEW. One bill affects contributions and payments to the Unemployment Trust Fund. The other bill replaced the Employment Security Commissioners with the Workforce Department Appellate Panel, transferred the Workforce Investment Act program to DEW, and renamed the agency.

    Read the full text of these changes:
    S391 (PDF)
    H3442 (PDF)

    Check back for updates to reflect changes in H3442 and S391.

     

     

     

     

     
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    Employment
    February 2015

    Monthly Employment in SC: SC 2,090,232
    +10,432 increase in February compared to January


    Labor Force
    Employed: SC 2,090,232
    Unemployed:  148,416
    Unemployment Rate: 6.6

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