Marcia Hultman

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Employment Laws

Posting Requirements (State and Federal)


State Posting Requirements

The required state postings available below are provided in Adobe PDF format.

South Dakota law requires only two workplace postings:

Unemployment posting - Download below, or get it at no charge from the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation's Division of Unemployment Insurance by calling 605.626.2312.

Unemployment posting in English

Unemployment posting in Spanish

Safety on the Job posting - Workers' compensation law requires employers to post information encouraging safety. There is no required format for this poster. DLR has three options available below.

Safety "Team Work Makes the Dream Work" posting

"Safety First" posting in English

"Safety First" posting in Spanish

Safety "Together Everyone Achieves More" posting

Federal Posting Requirements

Various federal agencies (such as the U.S. Department of Labor, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)) require workplace postings. You may comply with these requirements by using posters available for downloading using the links below. Some of the posters are available in either black and white or color.

To receive a labor law compliance poster which addresses all six of these federal posting requirements (sometimes referred to as a "six in one poster") at no charge, contact your job service office.

There are are two additional federal posting requirements for workplaces that employ special populations of workers and have unique employment situations, as shown below.

Visit the U.S. Department of Labor's website for other compliance assistance resources.

Federal Contractors

Federal contractors and subcontractors are required to inform employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), the primary law governing relations between unions and employers in the private sector.

  • Displaced Employee Rights on Successor Contracts [English] [Español]
  • Employee Rights under the National Labor Relations Act poster - 29 CFR Part 471 (available from the U.S. Department of Labor website in English, Cantonese, French, Hmong, Laotian, Mandarin Chinese, Somali, Español and Vietnamese)
  • Notice to All Employees Working on Federal or Federally Financed Construction Projects - 29 CFR 5.5(a)(1) [English] [Español]
  • Notice to Employees Working on Government Contracts - 29 CFR 4.6(e), .184 [English] [Español]