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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.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Jan. 9
During the week of Jan. 3-9, a total of 905 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Jan. 2
During the week of Dec. 27 through Jan. 2, a total of 542 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Dec. 26
During the week of Dec. 20-26, a total of 602 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Labor Department Outlines CARES Act Unemployment Extension and Implementation
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is currently reviewing the CARES Act unemployment extension provisions contained in H.R. 133 which Congress recently passed and President Donald Trump signed into law.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Dec. 19
During the week of Dec. 13-19, a total of 696 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Dec. 12
During the week of Dec. 6-12, a total of 858 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Labor Department Providing Apprenticeship Investment Funds
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) will be providing $270,000 in investment funding to help businesses and organizations train new apprentices in Registered Apprenticeship Programs (RAP) in South Dakota.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Dec. 5
During the week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 5, a total of 818 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Federal Unemployment Benefits Ending for Many Claimants
Many South Dakotans currently receiving unemployment benefits through programs funded by the CARES Act could be nearing the end of their weekly payments.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Nov. 28
During the week of Nov. 22-28, a total of 380 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Nov. 21
During the week of Nov. 15-21, a total of 681 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Nov. 14
During the week of Nov. 8-14, a total of 442 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


SD UpSkill Offering Certificate Programs to Dislocated Workers
The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is accepting applications from dislocated workers to enroll in occupational skills training available through the UpSkill program at little to no cost.


Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Nov. 7
During the week of Nov. 1-7, a total of 497 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


Registered Apprenticeship Week Recognized
Governor Kristi Noem has proclaimed Nov. 8-14, 2020, as Registered Apprenticeship Week in South Dakota.

Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Oct. 31
During the week of Oct. 25-31, a total of 808 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.


ACA Health Insurance Open Enrollment Begins Nov. 1
The South Dakota Division of Insurance reminds consumers the Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment period for 2021 coverage runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 15, 2020, for consumers with individual policies.

Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending Oct. 24
During the week of Oct. 18-24, a total of 391 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation.