Monthy Newlsetter to Employers from The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Apprenticeship Webinar

The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) and South Dakota
Retailers Association (SDRA) are providing a free webinar Wednesday, April 11, at 10 a.m. (CDT).

“Start Today SD” will cover how businesses can build a qualified workforce with the exact skills needed to fill job openings and reduce employee turnover using the earn and learn apprenticeship model.

“We constantly hear about workforce shortages. This is a solution,” said state Labor and Regulation Secretary Marcia Hultman. “Despite any myths apprenticeships are only in the trades occupations, opportunities are available in thousands of industries – from construction and commercial trades to healthcare and service industries.” Read more.


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Youth Employment Laws

Ability for Hire

Do you have questions about employing young adults under 18 years old? DLR has put together a guide of frequently asked questions regarding federal youth employment laws. Read more.

The Youth Employment FAQ also includes information on workers' compensation coverage for a youth, hazardous occupation exemptions and agricultural employment.

Hiring people with disabilities is more than doing the right thing – it’s a smart business move! Not only will you build a more diverse and robust organization, you’ll be placing an increased emphasis on innovation, efficiency and problem-solving.


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April 2018


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