SC agency to release October unemployment figures
Nov 23, 2010 4:10:00 AM - thestate.com
South Carolina's jobs agency is releasing October unemployment figures on the heels of a slight improvement in the previous month.
The state Department of Employment and Workforce will announce the latest numbers on Tuesday.
September's jobless rate was 11 percent, down from 11.1 percent in August with most of the improvement coming in school employees going back to work. The state had the sixth-worst unemployment rate in the nation.
The state's jobless rate has been persistently high for years, peaking at 12.5 percent in January.
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