Restrictions on Firing Employees in South Carolina
Employers in South Carolina are subject to these state rules that restrict firing employees under certain circumstances.
South Carolina laws make it unlawful for an employer to:
- discriminate against employees who file complaints, institute proceedings or testify against employers when authorized to by statutes or regulations
- deny equal employment opportunity
- retaliate against an employee for filing a safety complaint
- dismiss or demote an employee for serving as a juror
- fire an employee for having wages withheld for child support or other garnishment