Marcia Hultman

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Employment Laws

Choose the appropriate topic at the left for information on laws and regulations governing labor, employment and worker rights. See a list of South Dakota Codified Laws and Administrative Rules related to activities of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (with links to specific statutes).

Publications on Labor and Employment Laws

The publications available below are provided in Adobe PDF format.

What You Need to Know About Labor and Employment Laws handout

South Dakota Labor and Employment Laws booklet

State and Federal Posting Requirements

View our Posting Requirement page for information on required state and federal postings.  


Online Resource

Use e-laws Advisors, a set of interactive, online tools developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help employers and employees learn more about their rights and responsibilities under numerous federal employment laws. 

Contact Us

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Division of Labor and Management
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3681