Department of Labor and Regulation

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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 workforce development in South Dakota. If you need background or statistics for a story or an expert to help interpret the information, contact Dawn Dovre, Director of Communications and Research, at 605.773.3101.

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2014 News Releases

The following news releases are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent releases at the top.

November 2014
Nov. 27 & 28 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday.
Nov. 20 Final Report Issued on Autism Spectrum Disorders Study for Children
Nov. 7 Passage of Initiated Measure 18 Increases State Minimum Wage
Nov. 7 State Unemployment Insurance Division Receives Top Performer Award
October 2014
Oct. 30 Cosmetology Commission Shuts Down #1 Nails Salon
Oct. 15 Attorney General Jackley Warns of Unemployment Benefits Scam Targeting the State of South Dakota
Oct. 2 Employer Services Available from Department of Labor and Regulation
September 2014
Sept. 30 Workforce Development Council Elects Officers
Sept. 18 Gov. Daugaard supports National Employ Older Workers Week
Sept. 16 Matching Funds Available to Communities for Workforce Development
Sept. 15 Job Services Available from Department of Labor and Regulation
Sept. 10 Department of Labor and Regulation Hosts Training on Working with Job Seekers with Disabilities
Sept. 2 Gov. Dennis Daugaard is releasing the workforce summit report today as he travels around the state to share the findings
Sept. 2 Division of Insurance Office Moves to New Location
Sept. 1 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
August 2014
Aug. 7, 2014 Aberdeen Added to Autism Study Public Forums
Aug. 6, 2014 Gov. Daugaard's Workforce Summit Report Announced
July 2014
July 24, 2014 Public Forums Scheduled for Autism Spectrum Disorder Study for Children
July 10, 2014 South Dakota Selects Vendor for Autism Spectrum Disorder Study for Children
July 4, 2014 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
June 2014
June 20, 2014 Helping People Get Back To Work: a column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard
May 2014
May 26, 2014 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed in observance of Memorial. Day.
May 21, 2014 South Dakota Students Earn National Career Readiness Certificates
April 2014
April 30, 2014 Winners Announced in State Securities Division Essay Contest
April 29, 2014 State Allows Insurers to Renew Non-Compliant Plans Through 2016
April 23, 2014 S.D. Community Bankers Invited to Shape Policy at Town Hall Meetings (from the Independent Community Bankers of South Dakota, in Adobe .pdf format*)
April 18, 2014 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices will be closed the afternoon of Friday, April 18 for the Easter holiday.
April 9, 2014 Gov. Daugaard's Workforce Summits Announced
March 2014
March 25, 2014 Young Adults Can Get Employment Services at Labor and Regulation Department
March 13, 2014 Governor Signs Insurance Consumer Protection Bills
January 2014
Jan. 20, 2014 All South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation offices closed in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184