News By Agency : Labor and Regulation

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UpSkill Programs Offer Certificates in High-Demand Fields
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) and Board of Technical Education are partnering to provide eligible individuals occupational skills training through the state’s four technical colleges. The deadline to apply is Aug. 2, 2021.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending June 19
During the week of June 13-19, a total of 199 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending June 12
During the week of June 6-12, a total of 266 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Labor Department Launches Workplace Mentoring Toolkit
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has launched a workplace mentoring toolkit available on StartTodaySD.com.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 29
During the week of May 23-29, a total of 232 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 22
During the week of May 16-22, a total of 197 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 15
During the week of May 9-15, a total of 364 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 8
During the week of May 2-8, a total of 266 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is an increase of 2 claims from the prior week’s total of 264.


South Dakota to End Federal Pandemic Unemployment Benefits
Today, Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) announced South Dakota will terminate its participation in the federal government’s pandemic-related unemployment assistance programs.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 1
During the week of April 25-May 1, a total of 230 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 158 claims from the prior week’s total of 388.