Monthy Newlsetter to Employers from The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
Make Informed Business Decisions

Check out the 2016 Summary of Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages for a wealth of information on employment and wages by industry in South Dakota. This annual summary includes an analysis of each industry, incorporating narrative as well as tables and graphs, plus employment and wage data by county and size class of employer.

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New I-9 Forms

SDWORKS Maintenance

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services released the revised version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, on July 17.  Instructions for downloading the form are on the Form I-9 page.  On Sept. 18, 2017, employers will be required to use the Form I-9 with the revision date of "07/17/2017 N" located at the bottom of the form.

The SDWORKS jobs database will be unavailable beginning Friday, Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. (CDT) through Monday, Sept 18 at 7 a.m. (CDT) to preform system maintenance.

We appreciate your patience. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact your local job service office.


Now Matters

Create your future workforce. Businesses around the country are using Registered Apprenticeships to meet their needs, increase productivity, reduce turnover, and better the skills of their employees. The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) will be presenting information during Registered Apprenticeship week in November. Hear from South Dakota business owners about their success with the program. More information will be circulated soon.

The time is now to make a decision to better your workforce, and DLR wants to help you. Don't wait. Start today.



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