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Executive Director Dan Ellzey's September Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement September 2022 Employment Situation   Columbia, S.C. – “Wages in South Carolina…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation September 2022

South Carolina’s Employment Situation September 2022

Recognizing Outstanding Local SC Works System Employees

Recognizing Outstanding Local SC Works System Employees 11 Workforce Professionals Were Honored for Their Exceptional Contributions to the State’s…

The 2022 Workforce Symposium Offers Insight on Statewide Workforce Challenges and Solutions

The 2022 Workforce Symposium Offers Insight on Statewide Workforce Challenges and Solutions The S.C. Chamber of Commerce and the S.C. Department of…

Katie Herrmann, Director of Human Resources, Named 2022 HR Rising Star

Katie Herrmann, Director of Human Resources, Named 2022 HR Rising Star Department of Employment and Workforce employee recognized for her…

South Carolina’s Labor Market Dynamism Continues

South Carolina’s Labor Market Dynamism Continues New hires exceeded quits by 35,000 in July 2022 Columbia, S.C. – On Friday, September 16, the U.S…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2022

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2022

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's August Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement August 2022 Employment Situation Columbia, S.C. – “This month, the number of…

QCEW data for early 2022 released

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) data for early 2022 released Number of workers up 21,402 from pre-pandemic levels two years prior…

DEW Announces Statewide Events in Recognition of September’s Workforce Development Month

DEW Announces Statewide Events in Recognition of September’s Workforce Development Month Jobseekers can benefit from more than 200 job fairs and…