EEO - Discrimination: South Dakota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Gloria Ju
- The South Dakota Human Relations Act (SDHRA) differs from the federal antidiscrimination laws in terms of employer coverage. See Coverage.
- Employees may file pay-related sex discrimination lawsuits under both the human rights and equal pay laws. See Discrimination Under the South Dakota Human Relations Act and Equal Pay Law.
- South Dakota law prohibits discrimination based on genetic information. See Genetic Information Discrimination Law.
- Employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees for off-duty use of tobacco products. See Off-Duty Tobacco Use.
- State employees have additional protections against discrimination that go beyond the SDHRA. See Discrimination Against State Employees.