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**IF you are not a citizen and national of the United States, a lawfully admitted permanent resident alien, refugee, asylee, or parolee, or any other individual authorized by the Attorney General to work in the United States, you are not authorized to receive these services.
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Login Information

Do you already have a username/password for the State of SD?
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Personal Information

Personal Information
Your SSN, Date of Birth, Gender and other personal/confidential information is collected to allow for verification and follow up activities that will assess the success of services provided through this site, to monitor the effectiveness of the system and ensure that use of the system complies with Federal laws. Information on race, ethnicity, sex, age and disability status is being requested pursuant to Federal record keeping requirements designed to ensure that this system promotes equal employment opportunity and is free from discrimination.

For security and confidentiality reasons, once an individual enters and submits their Social Security Number (SSN) into the system, the SSN field is removed and no longer displayed. Your SSN and other personal information is maintained separately from your resume in a secure database that cannot be accessed through the Internet. Personal information about you will not be available to those searching for job seekers, and is never shared with employers nor anyone else.

While we can certainly make the assurances stated above, you are not legally required to provide your SSN to use SDWORKS. Please feel free to contact the SD Department of Labor & Regulation field office nearest to you, or to where you are seeking employment, for information and assistance on how to access these services without providing this information online.
SSN: *
First Name: *
Middle Initial:
Last Name: *
Email: *

Contact Information

The 'Zip Code' and the 'City’ and ‘State' fields work together. When you make an entry in the Zip Code field, the system will check US Postal Service records and fill the 'City’ and ‘State' fields with the appropriate information. If there is more than one choice for that Zip Code, you will need to click on the drop-down arrow and select the appropriate city.

Your Primary Phone Number is the phone number where the staff or employers can most often reach you.

The Secondary Phone Number and your Email Address are not required, but providing them will give other ways to contact you if you cannot be reached at your Primary Phone Number.
Address Line 1:
Address Line 2:
Zip Code: *
City: *
State: *
Primary Phone:
Secondary Phone:

Equal Opportunity Information

Equal Opportunity Information
Date of Birth - Type your date of birth using the MM/DD/YYYY format (example: 06/15/1965) or select from the calendar provided.

Gender - Click the appropriate button for your gender.

Ethnicity – Please check this box if you are Hispanic or Latino - people of Cuban, Mexican, Puerto Rican, South or Central American, or other Spanish culture in origin, regardless of race.

Race - Please check the boxes that apply. You may check as many boxes as necessary. Use the following information as a guideline:

• American Indian or Alaskan Native: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of North America and South America (including Central America), and who maintains cultural identification through tribal affiliation or community recognition.

• Asian: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent (e.g. India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Sikkim, and Bhutan). This are includes, for example, Cambodia, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, the Philippine Islands, Thailand and Vietnam.

• Black or African American: A person having origins in any of the black racial groups of Africa.

• Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands.

• White: A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East, or North Africa.
Date of Birth: *
Gender: *
Hispanic or Latino
Race: *
You may select more than one type. Please select all that apply.
American Indian or Alaskan Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander

Disability Information

Disability Information
If you claim a substantial disability, mark the appropriate button, then mark the type of disability.
Type of Disability:
Do not wish to disclose
Both Mental and Physical Impairments
Mental Impairments
Physical Impairments

Veteran Information

Veteran Information
Select the Month, Day, and Year for the dates for entrance into and discharge from the military. If you do not know the exact day you or your spouse entered the military or were discharged, use "01" as the date (for example, 06/01/1984).

Military Campaign Badge - Campaign badges are awarded to military service members who participate in certain expeditions/campaigns around the world. For more information on which expeditions/campaigns are eligible for badges, visit the Office of Personnel Management's Veteran's Guide.

Service Connected Disability - A disability is considered to be service related if it was incurred or aggravated during a period of active military service from which the veteran was discharged under conditions other than dishonorable, and was not due to willful misconduct of the veteran. A service connected disability evaluated 10 percent or more disabling by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs entitles a veteran to receive disability compensation.

If you or your spouse is disabled, chose a Disability Percentage from the drop down list.

Homeless Veteran - A homeless veteran is an individual who:

     • Served in the active military, naval, or air service
     • Was discharged or released from such service under conditions other than dishonorable
     • Who lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.

This definition includes any individual who has a primary nighttime residence that is a publicly or privately operated shelter for temporary accommodation; an institution providing temporary residence for individuals intended to be institutionalized; or a public or private place not designated for or ordinarily used as a regular sleeping accommodation for human beings.
Are you in the military, a veteran, or the spouse of a veteran:
Military Service: Veterans may be entitled to additional state and federal benefits.

Are you within 24 months of retirement or 12 months of discharge from the military (Transitioning Service Member):
Have you been released from the military (With Discharge other than Dishonorable) having served on active duty for more than 180 days, or received a Military Campaign Badge (i.e. Desert Storm), or medically retired prior to completing 180 days of service:
Have you attended a TAP(Transitioning Assistance Program) workshop:
TAP Workshop date:
Are you the spouse of a veteran who: was killed in action or who died from a service connected disablity; is Missing In Action, captured in the line of duty by a hostile force, a Prisoner Of War; or who has a total service connected disability:
Veteran Information:
Enter the military entry and discharge dates in the drop down fields. If you do not know the exact day you entered or were discharged from the military, use "01" as the date(for example, 06/01/1984).
Military Service Entry Date:
Military Service Discharge Date:
Is there a Service Connected Disability:
Disability Percentage:
Received or eligible for a military campaign badge:
Homeless Veteran:


Please select your Current Employment Status from the drop down menu. For Current Employment Status, your options include:
    •Employed – Select this option if you currently (a) do any work at all as a paid employee, (b) do any work at all in your own business, profession, or farm, (c) work 15 hours or more as an unpaid worker in an enterprise operated by a member of the family, or (d) are not working, but have a job or business from which you are temporarily absent because of illness, bad weather, vacation, labor management dispute, or personal reasons, whether or not paid by the employer for time-off, and whether or not seeking another job.
    •Employed, but Received Notice of Termination of Employment – Select this option if you are employed, but either you have been informed that you will be laid off from your job, or if you have received written documentation that you are separating from military service.
    •Not Employed – You are currently unemployed, and do not meet any one of the conditions described above.

Select the Highest Education Level Completed from the drop down menu.
Employed Status:
Highest Education Level Completed:
SSN Needed to proceed.

Contact Us

Please enter your name & email address so that we may respond to you appropriately.
Name: *
Email: *

Equal Opportunity is the Law

It is against the law for the South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation (SDDLR), a recipient of Federal financial assistance, to discriminate on the following bases:

SDDLR must not discriminate in any of the following areas:

What To Do If You Believe You Have Experienced Discrimination

If you think that you have been subjected to discrimination under a WIA Title I- financially assisted program or activity, you must file a complaint within 180 days from the date of the alleged violation. This complaint must be filed with the State of South Dakota, Department of Labor & Regulation Equal Opportunity Officer/Customer Relations at (801) 526-4390 or 1-800-331-4341, or in writing to either SDDLR or The Civil Rights Center, as listed below:

Equal Opportunity Officer
SD Department of Labor & Regulation
Kneip Building
700 Governor's Drive
Pierre, SD 57501


The Director, Civil Rights Center (CRC)
U.S. Department of Labor
200 Constitution Ave.
Room N-4123
Washington, DC 20210

If you file a complaint with SDDLR, you must wait until SDDLR issues a written Notice of Final Action, or until 90 days have passed (whichever is sooner), before filing with the CRC, (see address above).

If SDDLR does not send you a written Notice of Final Action within 90 days of the day on which you filed your complaint, you do not have to wait for SDDLR to issue that Notice before filing a complaint with CRC. However, you must file your CRC complaint within 30 days of the 90-day deadline (in other words, within 120 days after the day on which you filed your complaint with SDDLR).

If SDDLR does give you a written Notice of Final Action on your complaint, but you are dissatisfied with the decision or resolution, you may file a complaint with CRC. You must file your CRC complaint within 30 days of the date on which you received the Notice of Final Action.


Use Agreement

The South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation's web site is provided as a service to job seekers and businesses in the state of South Dakota for informational purposes related to employment and job search only. The SDDLR makes no guarantee as to the currency, accuracy, or quality of the information stored here.

The South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation may make changes to information at any time to add, update, or correct the information provided. The South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation attempts to maintain the highest accuracy of content on its web site. Any errors or omissions should be reported for investigation. If misleading or otherwise inappropriate information is brought to our attention, a reasonable effort will be made to correct or remove it.

Use of this service is limited to individual job seekers and employers who agree to hold the SDDLR harmless for any use of the information for reasons other than the stated purpose.

The South Dakota Department of Labor & Regulation offers this web site, including all information and services; to the public and the persons using this web site will make their own determination how suitable the information and data is for their use. In no event will the SDDLR be responsible for damages resulting from the use or reliance upon this information and data. The SDDLR does not warrant that the use of information from the SDDLR will not infringe or violate the rights of others.

One who uses the information available for public use from the SDDLR assumes the risk of using or relying on such information. Neither the SDDLR, its employees, nor its agents shall be liable for any damages a user incurs because of viewing, distributing, or copying materials made available to the public.