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State Chamber Releases Statement on SC Becoming First Fully Certified Work Ready State

July 7, 2016

COLUMBIA, S.C. –South Carolina Chamber of Commerce President Ted Pitts released the following statement on South Carolina becoming the first state in the nation to have every county certified as Work Ready:

"The business community has made clear that having a skilled and highly trained workforce is the most critical piece of the puzzle for them in today’s highly competitive business environment.  Governor Haley, our state, and county leaders all deserve a lot of credit for being focused on improving our state’s workforce.  Being the first fully certified Work Ready state in the nation is a big deal and I can guarantee that business leaders around the world looking to locate their operations and grow will consider this another important indication that the Palmetto State is the best place in the country to do business.”

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