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Other Leaves: South Dakota

Other Leaves requirements for other states

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

Author: Gloria Ju


  • No employer may provide for child care leave that discriminates on the basis of sex. See Pregnancy and Childbirth
  • Employees may not be fired for serving jury duty. See Jury Duty Leave.
  • Employers must provide employees with two consecutive hours to vote under certain circumstances. See Voting Leave.
  • The South Dakota Human Relations Act requires employers to provide reasonable religious and disability accommodations. See Leave as an Accommodation.
  • An employer must provide a temporary leave of absence without loss of job status or seniority to any employee who is a member of the Legislature so that the employee can perform his or her official duties as a member of the Legislature. See Legislative Leave.