Tag: SC Department of employment and workforce

Gov. Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey Announce Tax Rate Cuts as the UI Trust Fund Remains Strong

 Governor Henry McMaster and S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) Executive Director Dan Ellzey today announced South Carolina’s unemployment insurance tax rates for employers will decrease or remain unchanged for 2022.  In 2020, upon the recommendation of Governor McMaster and Executive Director Ellzey, the General Assembly invested […]

Statement from Gov. Henry McMaster on Dismissal of Lawsuit Challenging Return to Pre-Pandemic Unemployment Programs to Address Labor Shortage

Governor Henry McMaster released the following statement regarding today’s circuit court decision dismissing a lawsuit challenging the Governor’s decision to terminate South Carolina’s participation in optional federal pandemic-related unemployment-benefit programs and rejecting a request to reinstate the extra benefits: “The Court correctly recognized that this lawsuit lacked merit […]

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