Department of Labor and Regulation

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About Us

Welcome to the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Our mission is to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices.

Hours
Authorization
Annual Reports
Divisions
Executive Team
Work for Us
Equal Opportunity to Services
Contact Us

Hours

Unless otherwise noted on this website, hours of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation administrative offices are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. See schedule of office closures for State-recognized holidays.

Authorization

See South Dakota Codified Laws and Administrative Rules authorizing the Department.

Annual Reports

See the Department of Labor and Regulation's Annual Reports.

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation executive team

Work for Us

All job openings with the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) are listed with the South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources. Visit their website for a current listing of openings, information on how to apply and to learn about the benefits of working with state government. All DLR job openings are also listed with our local offices, where trained professionals are ready to help job applicants identify opportunities and prepare for productive employment.

Equal Opportunity to Services

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity. The divisions of Employment Security (ES), Workforce Investment Act (WIA) and Unemployment Insurance (UI) have a designated Equal Opportunity (EO) officer as listed below. View DLR's Language Assistance Plan (LAP) (available here in Adobe .pdf format*) to learn how the Department assists individuals who have certain disabilities such as a hearing impairment, or those with Limited English Proficiency (LEP).

Employment Services

Andy Szilvasi
Equal Opportunity Officer
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
605.773.3101
605.773.3101/TTY
email

Unemployment Services

Dawn Williams
Equal Opportunity Officer for Unemployment Insurance
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
420 S. Roosevelt
Aberdeen, SD 57401
605.626.2312
email

Workforce Investment Act

Deb Halling
Equal Opportunity Officer for Workforce Investment Act
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
605.773.3101
email

Local Office Coordinators

Dan Thielsen, Aberdeen - 605.626.2340
Jeff Kjenstad, Brookings - 605.688.4350
Penny Kutz, Rapid City, Pine Ridge & Hot Springs - 605.394.2296
Robin Wallum, Huron - 605.353.7155
Jim Baltzer, Madison - 605.256.5300
Devon Bartscher, Mitchell - 605.995.8060
Dan Hart, North Sioux City & Vermillion - 605.677.6900
Mark Anderson, Pierre & Winner - 605.773.3372
Greg Johnson, Sioux Falls - 605.367.5300
Lisa Johnson, Watertown & Sisseton - 605.882.5131
Jonathan Englund, Spearfish - 605.642.6900
Lacey Johnson, Yankton - 605.668.2900

Additional contact information for the local office coordinators is available on this website. Download or print an Equal Employment Opportunity poster with all contact information for the Department.

Methods of Administration

The following documents are provided in Adobe .pdf format*.

Element 1
Designation of state and local level Equal Opportunity (EO) Officers
  Documentation Revision
  Addendum - Conflict of Interest Resolution
Element 2
  Notice and Communication
    Documentation
Element 3
  Review Assurances, Job Training Plans, Contracts and Policies
and Procedures
    Updates and Documentation
Element 4
  Universal Access
    Updates and Documentation
Element 5
  Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended and CFR Part 37.7, 37.8, and 37.9
    Updates and Documentation
Element 6
  Data and Information Collection and Maintenance
    Updates and Documentation
Element 7
  Monitor Recipients for Compliance
    Updates and Documentation
Element 8
  Complaint Processing Procedures
Element 9
  Corrective Actions and Sanctions
    Updates and Documentation
Binder of Attachments for Methods of Administration

Contact Us

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 605.773.3101
Fax: 605.773.6184
email

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Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184