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South Dakota

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Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in South Dakota, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable South Dakota Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state and local deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

  • Labor and Employment Law Overview: South Dakota;
  • South Dakota state employee handbook templates;
  • South Dakota state posters;
  • Key South Dakota employment laws and who must comply; and
  • Local coverage for South Dakota.
  • XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in South Dakota, as well as other states and municipalities:

    July 1, 2020: South Dakota Amends Service Animals Law

    July 1, 2020: South Dakota Expands Discrimination Protections to Interns

    July 1, 2020: South Dakota Prohibits Use of Cell Phones While Driving

    January 1, 2021: South Dakota Minimum Wage Increases to $9.45

    Employee Handbooks

    Create or update your South Dakota Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The South Dakota Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

    Cell Phone Use/Texting While Driving Handbook Statement: South Dakota

    EEO Handbook Statement: South Dakota

    Military Leave Handbook Statement: South Dakota

    Smoke-Free Workplace Handbook Statement: South Dakota

    Time Off to Vote Handbook Statement: South Dakota

    New and Updated

    South Dakota at a Glance

    Local Coverage

    Rapid City

    Sioux Falls