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Labor Department Outlines Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Eligibility Extensions
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has reviewed guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Labor to expand Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) eligibility.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending April 10
During the week of April 4-10, a total of 235 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 79 claims from the prior week’s total of 314.


Labor Department Outlines Federal Unemployment Extensions
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has outlined the unemployment compensation benefit extensions provided under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) of 2021 signed by President Joe Biden on March 11.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending April 3
During the week of March 28-April 3, a total of 243 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 56 claims from the prior week’s total of 299.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending March 27
During the week of March 21-27, a total of 238 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 57 claims from the prior week’s total of 295.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending March 13 and Benefit Year Ending
During the week of March 7-13, a total of 293 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 5 claims from the prior week’s total of 298.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending March 6
During the week of Feb. 28-March 6, a total of 248 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 193 claims from the prior week’s total of 441.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Feb. 27
During the week of Feb. 21-27, a total of 372 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 124 claims from the prior week’s total of 496.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Feb. 20
During the week of Feb. 14-20, a total of 439 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 169 claims from the prior week’s total of 608.


Division of Insurance Announces Online Insurance Producer Examinations
The South Dakota Division of Insurance and its testing vendor, Pearson Vue, have partnered to make online examinations available in South Dakota through their platform OnVUE.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Feb. 13
During the week of Feb. 7-13, a total of 542 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 104 claims from the prior week’s total of 646.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Feb. 6
During the week of Jan. 31-Feb. 6, a total of 540 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 71 claims from the prior week’s total of 611.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Jan. 30
During the week of Jan. 24-30, a total of 473 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 107 claims from the prior week’s total of 580.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Jan. 23
During the week of Jan. 17-23, a total of 472 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Jan. 16
During the week of Jan. 10-16, a total of 649 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.