Department of Labor and Regulation

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2013 News Releases

The following news releases are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent releases at the top.

December 2013
Dec. 31, 2013 State Banking Division Offers Information on Short-term Loans
Dec. 25, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed for Christmas
Dec. 24, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed for the Christmas holiday
Dec. 10, 2013 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching
Dec. 6, 2013 Gov. Daugaard Names Hultman To Lead Department Of Labor And Regulation
November 2013
Nov. 26, 2013 State Insurance Division Allows Carriers to Extend Plans
Nov. 18, 2013 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available
Nov. 14, 2013 Insurance Division Statement on President Obama's Announcement Regarding One Year Extension for Existing Plans
Nov. 11, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed in observance of Veterans Day
Nov. 6, 2013 Borszich Appointed to Workforce Development Council
October 2013
Oct. 17, 2013 State Unemployment Insurance Division Receives Top Performer Awards
Oct. 16, 2013 Cash Prizes Offered in Annual State Securities Division Essay Contest
Oct. 14, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed in observance of Native American Day
Oct. 1, 2013 South Dakota Reducing Extended Unemployment Benefits
September 2013
Sept. 30, 2013 Council Votes to Propose Lower Employer Tax Rates
Sept. 26, 2013 Scammers Take Advantage of Health Reform Confusion
Sept. 17, 2013 Gov. Daugaard Supports National Employ Older Workers Week
Sept. 13, 2013 Rapid City Labor and Regulation Office Moving to New Location
Sept. 5, 2013 Secretary of Labor And Regulation to Retire
August 2013
Aug. 15, 2013 State Unemployment Rate Steady at 3.9 Percent
Aug. 6, 2013 Additional Inmates Complete GED, Vocational Training Programs
July 2013
July 31, 2013 State Insurance Division Completes ReliaMax Surety Exam
July 30, 2013 State Receives $418,000 to Train Dislocated Workers
July 24, 2013 Help Offered to Northern Beef Packers Workers
July 22, 2013 Insurance Division Reviewing 2014 Market Regulation Rates and Forms
July 9, 2013 State Division of Insurance Levies Largest Monetary Penalty In History
July 4, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Thursday, July 4 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.
June 2013
June 27, 2013 Secretary of Labor and Regulation Issues Report to Governor on Division of Insurance
May 2013
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 2013
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 2013
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 2013
Feb. 18 , 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 18 in observance of Presidents' Day.
Feb. 26, 2013 Attorney General Marty Jackley and South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Warn Businesses of Labor Law Poster Scams
Feb. 5, 2013 Labor and Regulation Department Connects Students to Internship Opportunities
January 2013
Jan. 29, 2013 Dakota Roots Adds New Feature to Website
Jan. 21, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
Jan. 1, 2013 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Year's Day.

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