• Blog - Anderson Area Chamber of Commerce

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021
    ​Governor Announces Support for I-73 Expansion

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021
    New Jobs Report Shows Slower Than Expected Growth

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, September 29, 2021
    ​SC Board of Economic Advisors Update

    Last week, the Board of Economic Advisors (BEA) met to discuss current State revenues and discuss the State’s economic outlook. In terms of revenues, South Carolina has done exceptionally well and come in well ahead of estimates.

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    ​BLS Reports Another Month of Increased CPI

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, September 22, 2021
    ​Employee Vaccine Mandate Update

    On September 9th, the White House released a new COVID-19 Action Plan. This plan includes a directive to OSHA to develop an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) that will require all employers with 100 or more employees to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or require any workers who remain unvaccinated to produce a negative test result on at least a weekly basis before coming to work.

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021
    Bureau of Labor issues August jobs report

    ​The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently issued the August jobs report. While the United States added more than one million jobs in July, the jobs added in August dropped sharply to 235,000. That number was over 500,000 fewer than the expectation of 750,000 jobs added in August. Many sources are attributing this significant drop in jobs added to the surging Delta variant and increase in cases.

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, September 8, 2021
    Paid Family Leave Tax Credits for Employers

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, September 1, 2021
    SC Unemployment Situation

    Last week, the SC Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) released the July monthly employment situation report for South Carolina. Here are some of the highlights.

    Joe Gagnon

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