More on UNEMPLOYMENT . . .
According to the Columbia Regional Business Report (CRBR), the South Carolina unemployment numbers are off by 21,000,per revised figures released today by the U.S. Department of Labor.
The U.S. Department of Labor reports that South Carolina still has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Only Michigan, Rhode Island, California and Washington, D.C., had higher unemployment for 2008 than South Carolina, which ended the year with 6.9%.