Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Equal Opportunity to Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. The divisions of Employment Security (ES), Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Unemployment Insurance (UI) have a designated Equal Opportunity (EO) officer as listed below. View DLR's Language Assistance Plan (LAP) (available here in Adobe PDF format) to learn how the Department assists individuals who have certain disabilities such as a hearing impairment, or those with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).

State Equal Opportunity Officer

Derek Gustafson
Equal Opportunity Officer
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501

Local Office Coordinators

Dan Thielsen, Aberdeen - 605.626.2340
Scott Kwasniewksi, Brookings - 605.688.4350
Penny Kutz, Rapid City, Pine Ridge & Hot Springs - 605.394.2296
Robin Wallum, Huron - 605.353.7155
Jim Baltzer, Madison - 605.256.5300
Devon Bartscher, Mitchell - 605.995.8060
Dan Hart, North Sioux City & Vermillion - 605.677.6900
Mark Anderson, Pierre & Winner - 605.773.3372
Greg Johnson, Sioux Falls - 605.367.5300
Lisa Johnson, Watertown & Sisseton - 605.882.5131
Jonathan Englund, Spearfish - 605.642.6900
Lacey Johnson, Yankton - 605.668.2900

Find additional contact information for the local job services coordinators. Download or print an Equal Employment Opportunity poster (Adobe PDF format) with all contact information for the Department.

Methods of Administration

The documents available below are provided in Adobe PDF format.

Element 1

Designation of state and local level Equal Opportunity (EO) Officers

Documentation Revision

Addendum - Conflict of Interest Resolution

Element 2

Notice and Communication


Element 3

Review Assurances, Job Training Plans, Contracts and Policies and Procedures

Updates and Documentation

Element 4

Universal Access

Updates and Documentation

Element 5

Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and CFR Part 37.7, 37.8, and 37.9

Updates and Documentation

Element 6

Data and Information Collection and Maintenance

Updates and Documentation

Element 7

Monitor Recipients for Compliance

Updates and Documentation

Element 8

Complaint Processing Procedures

Element 9

Corrective Actions and Sanctions

Updates and Documentation

Binder of Attachments for Methods of Administration

Contact Us

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3101
Fax: 605.773.6184