Welcome to the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation's news room. Here you will find the latest news relating to workforce development in South Dakota. If you need background or statistics for a story or an expert to help interpret the information, contact Dawn Dovre, Public Affairs Director, at 605.773.3101.
2013 News Releases
The following news releases are available in Adobe .aspx format*. The news releases are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent releases at the top.
|May 27, 2013||All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.|
|May 14, 2013||Sequestration Reduces Extended Unemployment Benefits|
|May 7, 2013||Unemployment Cheaters Convicted|
|May 6, 2013||South Dakota Governor Leads Recruiting Trip to Minnesota|
|April 30, 2013||Winners Announced in State Securities Division Essay Contest|
|April 11, 2013||State offices will remain closed Thursday, April 11 in the following counties in eastern South Dakota: Bon Homme, Brookings, Clay, Codington, Deuel, Hamlin, Hanson, Hutchinson, Kingsbury, Lake, Lincoln, McCook, Miner, Minnehaha, Moody, Turner, Union, and Yankton counties. At this time, state offices in the rest of South Dakota are scheduled to be open for regular business hours.|
|April 10, 2013||All state offices are closed starting at noon on Wednesday, April 10 due to worsening weather conditions statewide. For urgent questions regarding state government offices, call 866.320.2740. For routine business, you may contact the appropriate offices when they are reopened.|
|April 2, 2013||Dakota Roots Reaching out to Career Starters and Career Steppers over a Cup of Coffee|
|April 2, 2013||New GED® Test to be Released in 2014|
|March 29, 2013||All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closing at noon on Friday, March 29 for the Easter holiday.|
|March 26, 2013||Profitable Sunrise Ordered to Cease and Desist Selling Securities Products in South Dakota|
|March 8, 2013||South Dakota Ranks 12th in the Nation for Personal Income|
|March 7, 2013||Labor and Regulation Department Warns Free Lakota Bank Not Licensed|
|February 18 , 2013||All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents' Day.|
|February 26, 2013||Attorney General Marty Jackley and South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Warn Businesses of Labor Law Poster Scams|
|February 5, 2013||Labor and Regulation Department Connects Students to Internship Opportunities|
|January 29, 2013||Dakota Roots Adds New Feature to Website|
|January 21, 2013||All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Monday, January 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.|
|January 1, 2013||All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Tuesday, January 1 in observance of New Year's Day.|
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