COVID-19 Resources >>

Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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  • What workers and businesses need to know about Unemployment Claims

    We understand this is the first time many people have had to file for unemployment, and it’s unfamiliar territory. See what workers and businesses need to know.

  • Watch our video tutorial that walks through the steps on how to file a reemployment assistance (unemployment insurance) claim online at raclaims.sd.gov.

  • View guidance for businesses regarding Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Insurance) and COVID-19.

    View guidance for businesses regarding Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Insurance) and COVID-19.

  • CARES Act - COVID-19 stimulus bill

    The CARES Act includes provisions to expand unemployment insurance benefits. DLR is waiting for further guidance from the U.S. Department of Labor. As soon as we're able, we will post information on how independent contractors, the self-employed, and business owners can apply. See worksheet with scenarios about state unemployment benefits and Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA).