South Carolina Layoff laws & HR compliance analysis

South Carolina Layoff: What you need to know

South Carolina follows the requirements of the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN Act).
The WARN Act imposes restrictions on the way layoffs are handled. It is designed to give employees advance notice of a layoff in order to find another job or seek retraining in a new occupation and to give the state adequate preparation to assist the affected workers.
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A comprehensive discussion of the WARN Act is available.
The WARN Act requires employers to notify their state dislocated worker unit when layoffs or plant closings occur. Employers in South Carolina should visit scworks.org for contact and related information.
Last reviewed on October 31, 2016.

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