Unemployment Insurance Benefits
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YouTube Video To Help You Properly File for Benefits
We encourage you to view the video “How to properly file a claim for unemployment benefits” before starting your claim.
Helpful Information Regarding Unemployment Insurance
Facts About Unemployment Insurance Benefits
(same information found in the PAM 247 booklet)
Unemployment Insurance Division - Benefit Section
South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291