Union, SC Unemployment Career Center Office provide individuals seeking employment all the latest tools to find and keep that special job. Employers will find assistance in recruiting new employees including a national job listing network, applicant screening, and space in the centers to conduct testing and employment interview.
How do I qualify for UI benefits in South Carolina?
To qualify for SC UI benefits you must be:
Unemployed through no fault of your own
Or your work hours have been reduced
Able to work and willing to accept suitable work
Actively searching for work while getting UI benefits
Report all earned income during your claim week.
Complete at least two weekly job searches on SC Works portal
What is the Maximum Unemployment Insurance benefit I can get in SC?
The minimum UI benefit you can get in SC is $42 a week with a maximum of $326 per week.
The maximum weeks you can receive SC UI benefits is 20 weeks.
If you exhaust your maximum benefits, you must wait until the end of the benefit year to file a new claim.
What information do I need to file my UI benefit in SC?
To file for SC UI benefits you will need:
Your Social Security number.
Your work history for the past 18 months with salary and employer information
For non-U.S. citizen, your alien registration number and documentation.
For military service in the past 18 months, DD-214 Form (Member 4 copy).