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December 14, 2017

BLS Releases 2016 State, National Injury and Illness Rates

South Carolina's on-the-job injury/illness rate for private industry was essentially unchanged at 2.5 injuries/illnesses per 100 full-time equivalent workers in 2016. The U.S. rate for private industry in 2016 was 2.9. The data comes from the U.S....
December 13, 2017

Women-owned businesses bring $16B to SC

The number of businesses owned by women in the United States has more than doubled in 20 years, as has their revenue, according to the annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report, commissioned by American Express Open. South Carolina has an...
December 12, 2017

USC economists: Strong year ahead for South Carolina

University of South Carolina economists say they expect the state's economy will remain stable in 2018, with growth anticipated in most industries along with gains in income for working South Carolinians. The biggest hurdle the state will face is...
December 8, 2017

Join Us January 11 for A Night at the Museum, a Piedmont Chapter Event

Join the SCACPA Piedmont Chapter on Jan. 11, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate for A Night at the Museum. We will be visiting the Money Works exhibit and presenting the new SCACPA signage. Following the...
December 7, 2017

Health Care Partnership Creates South Carolina’s Largest Private Employer

A yet-to-be-named partnership between two of South Carolina’s largest hospital systems has created the largest private employer in the Palmetto State. The partnership, announced last summer and finalized Nov. 21, was finalized ahead of...
December 6, 2017

Women-Owned Businesses More Than Double in South Carolina

The number of businesses owned by women in South Carolina has more than doubled in the past two decades, according to the annual State of Women-Owned Businesses report, commissioned by American Express OPEN. South Carolina ranked fourth in the...