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    1550 Gadsden Street
    P.O. Box 995
    Columbia, South Carolina 29202
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    1.866.831.1724 (toll free)

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    ¿Habla español? 1.866.572.3148.

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    803.737.2400, option 1

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    SC’s workforce status at a glance ...

    July 2014

    Monthly Employment in SC: 2,043,602
    -6,442 decrease in July compared to June

    Labor Force
    Employed: 2,043,602
    Unemployed:  124,670
    Unemployment Rate: 5.7

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