Does This Law Apply to My Organization in South Dakota?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related South Dakota laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.

Law* Covered Employers**
Equal Pay Law All employers
South Dakota Continuation Coverage (mini-COBRA) Law Employers with fewer than 20 employees
South Dakota Human Relations Act (SDHRA) All employers
South Dakota Labor Relations Act (SDLRA) Private employers

*Laws link to primary coverage on; the law may be addressed in other places on as well.

**Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.