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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

June 2020


Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates 30 years

In recognition of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, we're sharing a few national and state-specific statistics on individuals with various disabilities. Learn more about this valuable component of the workforce.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota based on the most current data available, labor force and nonfarm worker data for May 2020.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Latest Data Releases

View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wage Data for All of 2019 Now Available

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wage (QCEW) data for the third and fourth quarters of 2019, as well as 2019 annual average data, is now available in the virtual labor market data system. The QCEW program is our most comprehensive source of employment and wage data by industry and employer size class. To find the most recently available statistics in this valuable data set, start from our menu page for QCEW data. Coming soon: a comprehensive online summary of 2019 annual QCEW data, including narrative analysis of each industry group. Watch our website for more information.

Seasonally Adjusted April Labor Force Data for Metro Areas Available

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for April 2020 were released June 3 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS. See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.

May 2020 data for the metro areas will be released July 1. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website.

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest job service office.

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Release Dates

Find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.

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