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S.C. businesses to get unemployment insurance refunds

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's unemployment insurance agency will be sending refund checks to businesses...they can apply the past overpayments to future unemployment insurance bills. That's how $65 million in overpayments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-09-15/sc-businesses-get-unemploymen
Unemployment insurance cost changes in SC now real

COLUMBIA - The unemployment insurance bills South Carolina companies have been expecting for months are arriving this week, with good news for some companies and big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-02-03/unemploymen
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Augusta metro area loses 500 jobs in July

...were 2,167 claims for initial benefits, 550 more than in June.Statewide, the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance rose by 8.8 percent in July. Most of the increase was due to temporary claims filed in manufacturing and administrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-20/augusta-metro-area-loses-5
Augusta metro area added 1,200 jobs in August

...growth rate was 2.1 percent.Initial claims for unemployment insurance, a proxy for layoffs, were lower in Au gust...Statewide, the number of initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped by 25.8 percent because of a decline...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-17/augusta-metro-area-added-1
Scuttlebiz: CareSouth operations are bought in merger

...Department of Employment and Workforce cut the Unemployment Insurance tax rate for the second straight year.The 2016...nearly $1 billion federal loan used to pay state unemployment insurance benefits during the Great Recession.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-07/scuttlebiz-caresouth-opera
Ignoring warning costs states

...were setting aside to pay unemployment insurance to laid-off workers...funds, mostly by cutting unemployment insurance taxes at the behest of the...have to replenish their unemployment insurance programs. That typically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2011-02-20/ignoring-warning-costs-s
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Federal loan pays state's unemployed

...the state's dwindling unemployment insurance trust fund or it will be...a "modest increase" in unemployment insurance premiums for 15 percent...paid out $1.6 billion in unemployment insurance so far this year, compared...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/18/met_560005.shtml
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Jobless rate on the rise

New unemployment insurance claims in Georgia have risen dramatically the first quarter of this year but Augusta's job force has remained comparatively stable...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/05/11/bus_312125.shtml
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Augusta area unemployment claims dropped 22 percent in January

Initial claims for unemployment insurance dropped in the metro Augusta area, the Georgia Department...95,264 laid-off workers filed initial claims for unemployment insurance benefits in January, a decrease of 5,632, or 5.6...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-02-11/augusta-unemployment-claim
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Business briefs

Call center employees file for unemployment About 132 former FutureCall employees have filed for unemployment insurance so far, the Georgia Department of Labor's Augusta Career Center said Tuesday. The telemarketer laid off approximately 300 people...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/19/bus_393135.shtml
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