SC Department of Employment and Workforce Home Media Center Contact Emergency Weather Alert Weather DEW Home
    Quick Links: File a Claim | SC Works | LMI | Offices | Unemployment Rate: 5.7%



    Columbia Campus
    1550 Gadsden Street
    P.O. Box 995
    Columbia, South Carolina 29202

    Get directions to our main campus!

    Statewide Offices
    Visit the Service Location Directory for a list of statewide locations.


    Important Numbers

    Main Line 803.737.2400
    Unemployment Insurance Line, Toll free 1.866.831.1724
    ADA Assistance, Columbia Area 803.737.0391
    ADA Assistance, Toll free 800.436.8190
    Public Information & Media Services 803.737.2645



    Latest News

    Fact Sheet about state's unemployment rate

    Statement on July 2014 Unemployment Rate

    South Carolina's Employment Situation - July 2014


    LMI Facts Fast!

    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

    New from SCDEW
    Palmetto Workforce Connections Blog ad