USERRA: South Dakota
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Gloria Ju
- All employers in South Dakota must be aware of their employees' rights under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act of 2003. See South Dakota Military Leave - All Employers.
- South Dakota law covers public employees who perform duty in the armed forces or a reserve component of the armed forces or who take leave for military training. See Military Leave - Public Employers Only; Reserve Duty - Public Employers Only; Military Training for Public Employees.
- South Dakota law provides a priority of reinstatement of employees released from the armed forces. See Military Leave - Public Employers Only.
- Whether reservists must be paid while performing military service is at the employer's discretion; however, certain employee benefits cannot be affected by an absence for military training. See Reserve Duty - Public Employers Only.