Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Welcome to the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation's news room. Here you will find the latest news relating to our various programs. If you need background or statistics for a story or an expert to help interpret the information, contact Dawn Dovre, Director of Public Affairs, at 605.773.5395.

2019 News Releases

The following news releases (Adobe PDF format) are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent releases at the top.

November 2019
Nov. 22, 2019 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available
Nov. 13, 2019 Labor Department Provides $370,000 to Expand Apprenticeships
Nov. 7, 2019 Governor Noem Recognizes Registered Apprenticeship Week in South Dakota
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Nov. 6, 2019 Labor Department Helping Laid Off KPI Workers
Nov. 1, 2019 ACA Health Insurance Enrollment for 2020 Coverage Now Open
October 2019
Oct. 10, 2019 Labor Department Awarding Youth Apprenticeship Funds
State Minimum Wage to Increase Jan. 1
September 2019
Sept. 24, 2019 South Dakota Apprenticeship Program Receives National Excellence Award
View video summarizing the Start Today SD Incentive
Sept. 20, 2019 Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Recognized
August 2019
Aug. 29, 2019 Labor Department Awarding Apprenticeship Incentive Funds
Aug. 22, 2019 Labor Law Compliance Posters Available
July 2019
July 23, 2019 Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Design Changes Approved for Plan Year 2021
July 23, 2019 Vermillion Job Service Temporarily Closed
July 19, 2019 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching (Turner County)
July 12, 2019 Labor Department Awarded $1.2 Million to Expand Apprenticeships
July 9, 2019 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Deadline Approaching
June 2019
June 26, 2019 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available in Turner County
June 25, 2019 Unemployment Insurance Undergoes Name Change
June 13, 2019 Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available
May 2019
May 21, 2019 South Dakota’s Afdahl Elected CSBS Chairman
May 21, 2019 Hultman Selected as Member of CSG National Task Force
May 1, 2019 17 New Registered Apprenticeship Programs Approved
April 2019
April 29, 2019 Public Comment Open on Proposed Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Design
March 2019
March 22, 2019 State Insurance Division Releases Flood FAQs
March 19, 2019 Limited Availability at Yankton Job Service
February 2019
Feb. 6, 2019 Consumers Should Beware of Unlicensed Money Lenders
January 2019
Jan. 10, 2019 Employee Benefits Survey Results Released