Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Employer Services

Posting Requirements (State and Federal)

State Posting Requirements

South Dakota law requires only two workplace postings:

Unemployment posting - Click here to download (in Adobe .pdf format*). Or get it at no charge from the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation's Division of Unemployment Insurance by calling 605.626.2312.

Safety on the Job posting - Workers' compensation law requires employers to post information encouraging safety. There is no required format for this poster. Click here to download one option (in Adobe .pdf format*).

Federal Posting Requirements

Various federal agencies (such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)) require workplace postings. You may comply with these requirements by using:

To receive a labor law compliance poster which addresses all of these federal posting requirements (sometimes referred to as a "six in one poster") at no charge, contact your local South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation office.

The U.S. Department of Labor also has several posters for special situations. Check out their poster information.

Federal Contractors

Federal contractors and subcontractors are required to inform employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector. See 29 CFR Part 471.

  • Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act poster (from the U.S. Department of Labor)
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The information provided on this Web page should in no way be considered legal advice. For specific information about your legal rights, you should consult your personal attorney. If you have a general question, contact us.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Division of Labor and Management
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3681

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184