Unemployment insurance provides temporary financial assistance for people who have lost their jobs, through no fault of their own, until they find other employment. South Dakota's unemployment insurance program is financed by employers through payroll taxes; workers do not contribute to this plan.
Unemployment Insurance (UI) services are provided through the following sections:
UI Benefits - Individuals file a claim, weekly certification or an appeal.
UI Tax - Employers register to determine liability and file quarterly wage reports.
New Hire Reporting Center - Employers report newly hired employees as required by law.
UI Overpayment and Fraud - Prevent and detect benefit overpayments and fraud.
Unemployment Insurance Division
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
Benefits - 605.626.2452
Tax - 605.626.2312
Overpayments/Benefit Payment Control - 605.626.7649
Appeals - 605.626.2310
If you do not know which section you need to speak with, please call 605.626.2301 for assistance.
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291