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2021

SD Week of Work Emails
March 10, 2021 — DEADLINE EXTENDED: Submit your Week of Work Videos
March 4, 2021 — There's Still Time to Partner in South Dakota Week of Work
March 1, 2021 — SD Week of Work Video Submissions Due Friday
Feb. 25, 2021 — Partner Partner Virtually with Us for South Dakota Week of Work
Feb. 23, 2021 — Connect Virtually to Future Workforce during South Dakota Week of Work
February 2021
Labor Department Providing Apprenticeship Investment Funds
  State Minimum Wage Increased January 2021
  COVID-19's Impact on the Labor Market
  Report Refusal of Work to Reemployment Assistance
  Employers' Roles in SD UpSkill
  U.S. Department of Labor Issues Guidance on Electronic Posting of Labor Law Notices

2020

October 2020
Report Reemployment Assistance (Unemployment Insurance) Fraud
  New Hire Reporting Requirement for Employees
  Workers Must Return to Work When Recalled
  Bring Your ‘A’ Game Anywhere
  Celebrate Manufacturing Week Sept. 28 - Oct. 2
  U.S. Department of Labor Proposes Rule Addressing Independent Contractor Status Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

August 2020
Employers' Roles in SD UpSkill
  Reporting Employee Recall Dates
  Workers Must Return to Work When Recalled
  Use SIDES and SIDES E-Response for Responses to UI Information Requests
  Statement of Benefit Charges Mailed for Second Quarter
  How SDWORKS Can Assist in Your Employee Search

June 2020
  Workers Must Return to Work When Recalled
  Reemployment Assistance Maximum Weekly Benefit Amount to Increase
  More than 54,000 Initial State Claims Processed During Last Three Months
  How SDWORKS Can Assist in Your Employee Search
  Labor Law Compliance Posters Available at No Charge

 

COVID-19 related updates for March 2020 through May 2020

  • May 7, 2020 — Bulk Unemployment Claims, Refusal to Return to Work, Revised Posting Requirement, Unprecedented Unemployment Claims, Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on the Labor Market.
  • April 3, 2020 — Employer Tax Credits, Reemployment/Unemployment Guidance for Businesses, CARES Act, Business Webinar Recording
  • March 26, 2020 — Upcoming Business Webinar, Use SIDES for Online Unemployment Filing, Families First Coronavirus Response Act, COVID-19 Resources
  • March 19, 2020 — School Closures and Unemployment Claims, Use SIDES for Online Unemployment Filing, SD Department of Health Updates and Information, COVID-19 Resources
  • March 13, 2020 — COVID-19 Resources

January 2020
  Labor Department Accepting Applications for Eligible Training Providers
  U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule to Update FLSA's Joint Employer Regulations
  U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule on Calculating 'Regular Rate' of Pay for Overtime Rates
  South Dakota Week of Work Business Registration Deadline Approaching

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