County jobless rate up slightly in November

By Bru Nimmons
Staff Reporter

COLUMBIA — The unemployment rate in Pickens County went up slightly during the month of November, state officials said in a recent jobs report.

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) reported that unemployment rose only a tenth of a percentage point from 2.6 percent in October to 2.7 percent in November. DEW also reported 1,536 county residents were unemployed at the end of October, compared to 1,560 county You must be logged in to view this content.

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