South Dakota Government Agencies

1. Discrimination/Harassment
2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)
3. Unemployment Insurance
4. Wage & Hour/Labor Standards Violations
5. Workers' Compensation (for work related injuries and illness)

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in South Dakota, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: South Dakota

Discrimination/Harassment - State Agency

South Dakota Division of Human Rights
118 West Capitol Ave.
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: (605) 773-4493
Fax: (605) 773-6893

Web Address: http://dlr.sd.gov/human_rights/default.aspx

Discrimination/Harassment - Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Denver District Office
303 E. 17th Avenue
Suite 510
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 1-800-669-4000
Fax:303-866-1085
TTY: 1-800-669-6820

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Denver Regional Office
1391 Speer Boulevard, Suite 210
Denver, Colorado 80204-2552
Phone: (303) 844-5285
Fax: (303) 844-6676 Englewood Area Office
7935 East Prentice Avenue, Suite 209
Englewood, Colorado 80111-2714
Phone: (303) 843-4500
Fax: (303) 843-4515

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Unemployment Insurance
420 S. Roosevelt Street
P.O. Box 4730
Aberdeen, SD 57402-4730
Phone: (605) 626-2452
Fax: (605) 626-3172

Web Address: http://dlr.sd.gov/ui/default.aspx

Agency Description/Mission: Unemployment insurance provides financial assistance for persons who have lost their jobs, through no fault of their own, until they find other employment. South Dakota's unemployment insurance program is financed by employers through payroll taxes, workers do not contribute to this plan.

Frequently asked questions about unemployment benefits

Filing a Claim

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - State Agency

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Division of Labor & Management
Kneip Building
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: (605) 773-3681
Fax: (605) 773-4211
E-Mail: labor@dol-pr.state.sd.us

Web Address: http://dol.sd.gov/wagehrs/default.aspx

Agency Description/Mission: The Division of Labor and Management is responsible for administering the state's labor laws. Staff in the division help settle problems between employers and workers; enforce wage and hour and child labor laws, answer questions about state and federal unemployment laws, and administer the state's workers' compensation system.

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards - Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)

ESA Wage & Hour Division
Denver Colorado District Office
1999 Broadway, Suite 2445
PO Box 46550
Denver, CO 80201-6550
Phone: (720) 264-3250
Fax: (720) 264-3255

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers' Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

Division of Labor & Management
Kneip Building
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Phone: (605) 773-3681
Fax: (605) 773-4211
E-Mail: labor@dol-pr.state.sd.us

Web Address: http://dlr.sd.gov/workers_compensation/default.aspx

Agency Description/Mission: The Division of Labor and Management is responsible for administering the state's labor laws. Staff in the division help settle problems between employers and workers; enforce wage and hour and child labor laws, answer questions about state and federal unemployment laws, and administer the state's workers' compensation system.

Employee Rights and Responsibilities

Employee's Guide to the SD Workers' Compensation System

Forms

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On Monday afternoon, in the blistering heat of a 95-degree day, approximately 50 Amazon workers and community supporters rallied outside of a suburban Minnesota Amazon warehouse chanting, “We work, We sweat, Amazon workers need a rest!” That chant was followed by, “Hey Jeff Bezos! Our backs are tired and our funds are low!"

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– Gov. Andrew Cuomo

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