South Carolina Unemployment

South Carolina Radio Network
October 22, 2018 - 3:06 pm
South Carolina’s jobless rate dropped again last month to levels not seen under the current methodology for calculating unemployment. However, the drop was mostly driven by thousands exiting the labor force. The state Department of Employment and Workforce (SCDEW) said unemployment declined by...
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Patrick Gentry
September 21, 2018 - 3:24 pm
The number of unemployed people in South Carolina has dropped by a little over 3,900 in the month of August, making this the fifth consecutive month that unemployment has decreased in the Palmetto State. The state’s unemployment rate dropped two-tenths of a percent, down from 3.6 percent in July to...
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Patrick Gentry
August 17, 2018 - 2:25 pm
South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped slightly last month. The Department of Employment and Workforce said Friday that the jobless rate in South Carolina in July was 3.6 percent. That's down from June's rate of 3.7 percent. South Carolina now has more than 2.2 million people working, a record...
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Patrick Gentry
July 20, 2018 - 11:34 am
South Carolina's unemployment rate has fallen below four percent. The jobless figure for June was 3.8 percent according to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. It was four percent in May. The number of people with jobs reached a new high with an estimated 2.2 million employed...
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