News By Agency : Labor and Regulation

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Labor Department Awarding Youth Apprenticeship Funds
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is awarding four contracts up to $50,000 each for the Pathway Partnership Initiative.

State Minimum Wage to Increase Jan. 1
The state minimum wage will increase from $9.10/hour to $9.30/hour effective Jan. 1, 2020.


South Dakota Apprenticeship Program Receives National Excellence Award
The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) presented its State Excellence award to the Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) for the Start Today SD Incentive program, an initiative to expand the number of Registered Apprenticeships in South Dakota.


Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Recognized
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) invites South Dakotans to recognize the annual Adult Education and Family Literacy Week Sept. 22-28.


Labor Department Awarding Apprenticeship Incentive Funds
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) was recently awarded a $1.2 million State Apprenticeship Expansion Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.


Labor Law Compliance Posters Available
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has labor law compliance posters available at no charge from any job service office.


Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Design Changes Approved for Plan Year 2021
State Division of Insurance Director Larry Deiter announced the proposed Essential Health Benefits (EHB) benchmark design for plan year 2021 has been approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid/Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CMS/CCIIO).

Vermillion Job Service Temporarily Closed
The Vermillion Job Service office will be closed to walk-in traffic on Friday, Aug. 2 and Monday, Aug. 5 due to building renovations.