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What’s the buzz about? South Dakota’s Bee Industry
Various media, including Gov. Kristi Noem's weekly column, have recently addressed concerns about the impacts of South Dakota's dwindling honey-bee population. In response to related concerns we've heard from some of the state's employers, we took a look at the economic impact on South Dakota industries. Learn more.
Overview of South Dakota Labor Market
See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota incorporating the most recent data available, July 2019.
Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy
Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.
Latest Data Releases
View and print tables of the most current data available, including labor force, nonfarm wage and salaried worker levels by industry, annualized pay, activity levels of the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation and more.
Seasonally Adjusted June Labor Force Data for Metro Areas Available
Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for June 2019 were released Aug. 1 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.
July 2019 data for the metro areas will be released Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website.
Printable Labor Bulletin
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South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation Services
The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation provides services for businesses to help them maintain a skilled workforce and handle various labor issues and services for individuals to help them identify opportunities and prepare for and maintain productive employment. DLR has professional staff in 16 job service offices throughout the state ready to serve your needs. Find the nearest job service office.
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