The SCDA realizes that many of you may be asking your employees to file for unemployment benefits. The South Carolina Department of Employee and Workforce (SCDEW) has put together some very good information on their website

In addition, South Carolina has mandated that businesses affected by the virus will not be penalized if they reduce hours or layoff staff.

The SCDEW has made this easy so please visit the two links below, the first which is a step by step process of how to navigate the system and the second link takes you directly to the site to begin the process.