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SD UpSkill online certificate programs are available to individuals who are eligible for unemployment and lost their jobs due to COVID-19. Deadline for Spring semester is Friday, Dec. 11.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period for 2021 coverage runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2020, for consumers with individual policies.
Recently published: a Pandemic Picture focusing on COVID-19’s impact on South Dakota’s workforce. This standing feature will be updated monthly.
The CARES Act includes provisions to expand unemployment insurance benefits. See our Benefits and Implementation page.
Resources regarding COVID-19 related to programs administered by DLR.
Providing training and education to help individuals attain sustainable employment
Helping businesses maintain a skilled workforce through training and education
(Formerly Unemployment Insurance) Providing economic support to jobless workers and administering the program for liable employers
Administering state labor laws and providing dispute resolution
Collecting, analyzing and providing employment-related statistics
Providing employment services and workforce training for job seekers and employers
Licensing and regulating occupations and advising key DLR programs
Protecting the public and providing regulation for insurance industry
Providing medical and disability benefits for work-related injuries and diseases
Regulating and supervising state-chartered and licensed financial institutions