S.C. moves to block unemployment checks from those with severance pay

Image by Flickr user TheTruthAbout... Image by 20090326-pick-one.jpg Legislature says, "Pick one, not both."

The S.C. Senate is moving legislation forward that block those who get severance pay from also getting unemployment pay.

Read more stories on this subject in our unemployment topic page.The Associated Press has the story, and you can read it over at The State. The story also goes into some other details of the bill, like how they would put the Employment Security Commission under control of the governor.

Honestly, I'm a little surprised to see that you can presently get unemployment pay while you have severance checks.

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