18-Week Session Begins The Legislature returned to Columbia to begin its Session this week.  Among the top issues for that the Legislature will discuss will be Education Reform, the Heartbeat Bill, an unprecedented $1.8B surplus and whether to sell Santee Cooper or not.  The Legislature is in its second year of a two-year Session and… Read more »

Columbia, SC, November 8, 2019—South Carolina Staffing Association received an American Staffing Association Certificate of Chapter Achievement for successfully upholding the requirements for ASA affiliation in 2019. The award was presented at a special ceremony in October during Staffing World® 2019, the annual ASA convention and expo, in Las Vegas, NV.    ASA evaluated state… Read more »

South Carolina Staffing Association is excited to announce its new partnership with Craft LLC, to provide professional association management services for SCSA.  Craft has unparalleled success in transforming associations into thriving, highly influential organizations.  “We are looking forward to working the board and the members of SCSA to increase the impact of the organization. We… Read more »

On October 22, 2019  from 10:00 am -2:00 pm, the SC Department of Employment and Workforce is hosting a vocations specific job fair in Darlington where they are targeting skilled trades such as construction, paving, HVAC, plumbing etc. Any employers interested in participating can contact SCDEW business consultant Bernard Moses at (843) 519-1245 or cmoses@dew.sc.gov… Read more »

National Staffing Employee Week Is Sept. 16–22 Promote the faces of the staffing industry, such as 2019 National Staffing Employee of the Year Violeta “Shaya” De Oleo Medina and industry sector All-Stars, by watching their videos available at americanstaffing.net/faces. Download these videos to share on social media and your digital channels—highlight the success stories of extraordinary… Read more »

With the second year of the 2017/2018 Legislative Session finalized, this document provides a recap of this year’s Session.   Elections All 124 House members and constitutional officers, including the Governor, were up for election this year.  The SC Senate is not up for election until 2020. Interestingly, this is the first year in South Carolina… Read more »

By Sean Bennett, SC Senator A little-known, ordinarily benign routine, may hold significant consequences for every South Carolina income taxpayer — the annual decision on whether the state should conform to the federal tax code. The Trump Administration’s newly passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has put states in a difficult position of how to… Read more »