Issues

Minimum Wage

In September of 2014, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) announced its support for phasing in an increase in the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour. South Carolina has no minimum wage so most workers are covered by the federal minimum wage, which has been at…

Regulations

In 2004, the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce successfully worked for the legislative enactment of the Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Act, which created a Small Business Regulatory Review Committee to evaluate all newly promulgated state regulations and make recommendations as to how they can be changed to lessen…

Telephone Regulations

The SC Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) has consistently and successfully fought on behalf of small businesses regarding telephone service charges. In 2000, BellSouth asked the Public Service Commission (PSC) for permission to collect $340 million in surcharge fees (Universal Service Fund) on telephones that would have cost up…