September 2021 Employment Statement

August 2021 Employment Situation

Benefit Programs Continue to Successfully Roll Out for South Carolinians

The Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) extension program, made available through the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act, has been implemented and is now active. Eligible claimants, who have exhausted their PEUC weeks under the CARES Act, will be able to receive an additional 11 weeks of benefits.

Local Workforce Development Area Recertification Public Comment

Local Workforce Development Area Recertification Documents Local Area Designation and Documents are open for Public Comment: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act requires that local workforce areas/boards go through a subsequent designation request process periodically (every two years). designation request is due to the State Workforce Board/SC Department of Employment and Workforce by February 15, 2021. […]

The Best Present for the Holidays? Employment.


South Coast Partnership of Manufacturers

Manufacturers of the South Coast region (Beaufort, Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton, Dorchester, Hampton and Jasper Counties) of South Carolina will meet virtually Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, at 1 p.m. to outline the 90-day regional plans to address: Aligning Supply and Demand of Skilled Workers  Promoting Manufacturing Careers  Connecting Manufacturers with Local Support Services & Suppliers  South […]

Trident Workforce Incumbent Worker Training Program

SC Works Trident Local Plan 2020-2024