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DLR looks forward to providing 10th graders work-based learning experiences during South Dakota Week of Work, April 20-24, 2020. Businesses, sign up now to help develop your future workforce.
South Dakotans whose employment has been affected by the September 2019 storms may be eligible for Reemployment Assistance (RA) Benefits.
Update your bookmarks! The Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division has been renamed the Reemployment Assistance (RA) Division. The main URL has changed to dlr.sd.gov/ra.
Labor law posters are available at no charge from your Job Service office. Don’t be scammed by companies using scare tactics.
Our Mission: To promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices.
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