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As of July 21st, SCWOS is back online. Claimants, please remember that you are required to complete at least two job searches while logged into your SCWOS account in order to remain eligible for benefits, and remember, you can check your claim status tracker by clicking “Go To My Home Page” when you login to the MyBenefits portal.

If you received an email asking you to complete a survey and you would like to know more, please call 803-737-0368 or visit dew.sc.gov/survey. 

We make nightly changes to the claimant system (MyBenefits Portal) from 11 pm – 3 am, and the system will be temporarily unavailable during this time. 

News Archive

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2021

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2021

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's August 2021 Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement August 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “It is another month of good news…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation July 2021

South Carolina’s Employment Situation July 2021

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's July 2021 Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement July 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “There is great news to report this…

DEW Approved for Second Round of Department of Defense Funding

At a Time When Supply Chain Security Has Proven Imperative, the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is Approved for Second Round of…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation June 2021

South Carolina’s Employment Situation June 2021

DEW Executive Director’s Statement June 2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement June 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “Employment growth in June…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation May 2021

South Carolina’s Employment Situation May 2021

DEW Executive Director’s Statement May 2021

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement May 2021 Employment Situation Columbia, SC – “After four months of nudging in the…

Innovative Partnership to Create Training Opportunities for Unemployed Individuals

Innovative Partnership to Create Training Opportunities for Unemployed Individuals ANDERSON, S.C. - Today Governor McMaster announced an innovative…