South Dakota Labor Law Updates

All businesses with employees in South Dakota are required by state & federal employment laws to post Labor Law Posters in a visible location. Employment laws change often, which require labor law posters to be updates. Below includes past & most recent mandatory labor law updates which require employers to post the latest version of these posters.

 

Mandatory change(s) for the state of South Dakota

Date
Poster/Update
  • 05/2020

    Reemployment Assistance-Updated with new claim filing information as well as a new revision date.

Mandatory federal change(s)

Date
Poster/Update
  • 07/2016

    Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) - Federal Minimum Wage-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes text regarding nursing mothers and overtime rules.

  • 07/2016

    Employee Polygraph Notice-Update includes new regulation revisions as of August 2016 which includes the removal of penalty amount up to $10,000 against violators and revised contact numbers.

  • 05/2015

    Wyoming OSHA - Health and Safety Protection-Updated to reflect an employees right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation.

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South Dakota Labor Law Poster Posting Requirements:

  • Safety Posters (SDAR, Art. 47:03:03:01) You must display one or more posters promoting safety in the workplace. The South Dakota Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information clearly, and in a full color, easy-to-read format.
  • Unemployment Insurance Notice (SDCL, Title 61, Ch. 3, PT 14) You must post a notice informing employees of their rights and benefits regarding unemployment insurance. The South Dakota Complete Labor Law Poster displays this information. Post it in a conspicuous location.
  • Minimum Wage Law The South Dakota Complete Labor Law Poster displays mandatory minimum wage law. Ensure that you post it in an area accessible by all employees.
  • Sexual Harassment Sexual harassment in the workplace is against the law. The South Dakota Complete Labor Law Poster displays the rights and protections granted to all employees. It's mandatory that you post this information.
  • Federal Minimum Wage Act (29 CFR 516.4) Federal law requires that you post information with respect to the federal minimum wage increases from $6.55 an hour to $7.25 an hour, effective July 24, 2009. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location.
  • Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (38 USCA 433(a)) You are mandated by federal law to provide information regarding the rights, benefits and obligation of employees who are governed by the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. Post this information in a conspicuous location.
  • Employee Polygraph Protection Act (29 CFR 801.6) Per federal law, employees have specific rights and protections accorded to them under the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. You must inform employees of their rights under the act. Ensure that you post this information in a conspicuous location. Be aware that under 29 CFR 801.42(7) a civil penalty of up to $10,000 may be assessed against you for violating any provision of the Act.
  • Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (29 CFR 1601.30) Your employees must be informed of their rights under federal equal employment laws. Ensure that you post this information in a prominent and accessible location.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (29 USC 2619(a)(b)) You must post information informing employees of their rights and protections per the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act. This information must be displayed in a conspicuous location, accessible by all employees.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (29 CFR 1903.2(a)(1)) You must display clear, summarized and accurate information regarding your employees' rights and protections under the Federal Occupational Health and Safety Act. Display this information in a conspicuous location, and ensure that it is not altered, defaced, or covered by other material.
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Minimum Wage Rates in South Dakota in 2020:

The current minimum wage, as of January 1, 2020, is $9.30 an hour in South Dakota. This rate will adjust annually based on cost of living, as measured by the Consumer Price Index.

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Important Phone Numbers: State of South Dakota

  • Wage & Hour - (605) 773-3682
  • OSHA - (800) 321-6742
  • Workers' Compensation - (605) 773-3681
  • Unemployment Insurance - (605) 626-3179
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