Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - News

2007 News Releases

The following news releases are available in Adobe .pdf format*. The news releases are listed in reverse chronological order, with the most recent releases at the top.

December 2007
December 13 Tax credit program for employers extended
December 5 Dakota Roots e-newsletter now available to business partners
November 2007
November 9 Labor Department encourages employers to hire veterans
November 1 November designated as "Hire Veterans First" month
October 2007
October 30 Pierre Career Center encourages hunters to make South Dakota their home
October 26 Yankton Career Center encourages hunters to make South Dakota their home
October 24 Sioux Falls Career Center encourages hunters to make South Dakota their home
October 24 Mitchell Career Center encourages hunters to make South Dakota their home
October 23 Huron Career Center encourages hunters to make South Dakota their home
October 23 Labor Department honors GED® national award winners
October 23 Watertown Career Center encourages hunters
to make South Dakota their home
October 19 Dakota Roots celebrates first year bringing South Dakotans home
October 15 Sioux Falls Career Center hosting veterans' job fair
September 2007
September 5 Labor Department to co-host Small Business Workshop
August 2007
August 23 Over 1,000 individuals indicate interest in returning to South Dakota
August 22 Labor Department to host Business Expo
July 2007
July 30 Labor Department provides revised labor law posters at no charge
July 26 Workforce Development Council unanimously re-elects chair and vice-chair
June 2007
June 22 Labor Dept. representative receives national recognition for veterans' services
June 20 Rapid City Career Center honored by VFW
June 20 Career Center holds job fair for dislocated Hutchinson employees
June 14 America's Job Bank to cease operations July 1
June 8 South Dakota minimum wage to increase on July 24
June 7 Labor Department offers assistance to Hutchinson Technology employees
May 2007
May 15 Mitchell Department of Labor staff awarded outstanding employment specialist
May 7 Department of Labor's UI staff awarded for workforce development efforts by SD-IAWP
May 7 Sioux Falls Department of Labor staff awarded for workforce development efforts by SD-IAWP
May 7 Rapid City Department of Labor staff awarded for workforce development efforts by SD-IAWP
May 7 Northern Hills Department of Labor staff awarded for workforce development efforts by SD-IAWP
May 7 Huron Department of Labor staff awarded for workforce development efforts by SD-IAWP
May 7 Department of Labor staff awarded for workforce development efforts by SD-IAWP
April 2007
April 30 Northern Hills Career Center to host Business Day Open House
April 25 Dakota Roots highlights in-demand occupations
April 6 Dakota Roots adds dynamic web component
March 2007
March 30 Businesses impressed by Dakota Roots services
February 2007
February 27 Job Corps presentations coming to local communities

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