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    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

    Wednesday, September 1, 2021
    AccelerateSC Releases ARPA Fund Recommendations

    Last week, the Governor’s AccelerateSC Task Force met and announced the group’s recommendations for the allocation of South Carolina’s share of federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funds. The report lists 19 recommendations for spending the $2.4 billion that the State will be receiving.

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, August 4, 2021
    Federal Infrastructure Update

    Joe Gagnon

    Wednesday, August 4, 2021
    CDC and DHEC Issue New Mask Recommendations

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