FMLA: South Dakota

FMLA requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Susan A.P. Woodhouse, Littler Mendelson, PC


  • South Dakota does not require state family and medical leave for employees of private sector employers. See Family and Medical Leave.
  • South Dakota employers are prohibited from discriminating against employees on the basis of sex, which includes pregnancy and childbirth. See Pregnancy and Childbirth.