SC workforce agency to lay off its own workers

Posted October 15, 2012 4:47 pm | Filed under State/Regional News

The state workforce department is laying off its own workers.The South Carolina  Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) will downsize by about 136 employees by next June. DEW spokeswoman Adrienne Fairwell says the elimination of $9 million of federal funding for the federal programs for emergency unemployment compensation and extended benefits will result in statewide 55 layoffs this […]