Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor and Employment Laws

Choose the appropriate topic at the left for information on laws and regulations governing labor, employment and worker rights. Many of these topics are handled by the Department of Labor and Regulation's Wage and Hour Division. However, many activities of other divisions and programs with the Department of Labor and Regulation are authorized by and/or regulated by laws and regulations as well.

See a list of South Dakota Codified Laws and Administrative Rules related to activities of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (with links to specific statutes).

Download publications (Adobe .pdf format*) regarding labor and employment laws:

What You Need to Know About Labor and Employment Laws flyer
Short-term Labor Rights and Responsibilities rack card
South Dakota Labor and Employment Laws booklet
Youth Labor Law poster

Use e-laws Advisors, a set of interactive, online tools developed by the U.S. Department of Labor to help employers and employees learn more about their rights and responsibilities under numerous federal employment laws.




Marcia Hultman, Secretary
123 W. Missouri Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501-4505
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184