Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Employment Laws

Labor Disputes

The Department of Labor and Regulation is involved in labor disputes and unions only for public employers and employees, such as school teachers or firefighters. The Department does not have jurisdiction over other labor unions, their elections, grievances or claims of unfair labor practices.

Decisions and Rulings

Declaratory Rulings

Election Decisions

Grievance Decisions

Unfair Labor Practice Decisions

Forms

Petition for Decertification

Petition for Election

Petition for Hearing on Grievance

Petition for Hearing on Unfair Labor Practice

Petition for Unit Determination

Request for Conciliation

Request for Fact Finding

Mediation

The Department of Labor and Regulation is involved in labor mediation only for public employers and employees, such as school teachers or firefighters. The Department does not have jurisdiction over other labor unions and their mediations. Learn more about mediation in labor disputes involving public employers and employees.

Unions

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation may only handle union issues associated with South Dakota's public employees. Learn more about unions.