News By Agency : Labor and Regulation

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Progressive Steps to Advance Technology
A column by State Labor & Regulation Secretary Marcia Hultman In the past year, the Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has embraced this notion and has taken many progressive steps to advance technology in the way we do business.

Buyer Beware of Health Insurance Phone Solicitations
The South Dakota Division of Insurance warns consumers not to fall victim to high-pressure sales tactics used by telemarketers offering health insurance coverage.

Insurance Division, NAIC Launch Nationwide Life Insurance Policy Locator
The South Dakota Division of Insurance and the National Association of Insurance Commissioners announce the availability of a life insurance policy locator.

New Labor and Regulation Website Launched
The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has launched a redesigned, mobile responsive website at

Youth Minimum Wage Referendum Fails
The South Dakota Secretary of State’s office has completed its official canvas of votes and declared Referred Law 20 failed.

Initiated Measure 21 Approved
On Nov. 8, South Dakota voters approved Initiated Measure 21 to set a maximum finance charge for all money lenders licensed under South Dakota Codified Laws chapter 54-4.

Labor Department Awarded $700,000 to Expand Apprenticeships
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) was recently awarded a $700,000 State Expansion Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s ApprenticeshipUSA program to increase the number of pre-apprenticeships and Registered Apprenticeships in South Dakota.