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South Dakota Secretary of Labor and Regulation

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South Dakota Secretary of Labor and Regulation
General information
Office Type:  Non-partisan
Office website:  Official Link
2013 FY Budget:  $48,315,741
Term limits:  None
Structure
Authority:  South Dakota Codified Laws, Chapter 1-37, Section 1
Selection Method:  Appointed by Governor
Current Officeholder
Name:  Marcia Hultman
Assumed office:  October 10, 2013 (interim)
Compensation:  $103,000
Other South Dakota Executive Offices
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The South Dakota Secretary of Labor is an appointed position in the South Dakota state government. The secretary leads the ten divisions comprising the state's Department of Labor and Regulation, whose mission is "to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices."[1]

Current officeholder

The current interim officeholder is Marcia Hultman. She was appointed on October 10, 2013 to take over for Pamela Roberts who retired. Hultman will serve in the role until a new permanent Secretary is named.[2]

Authority

The office of the secretary of labor is established in Chapter 1-37, Section 1 of the South Dakota Codified Laws.

Chapter 1-37, Section 1:

Department of Labor and Regulation created -- Secretary as head. There is hereby created a Department of Labor and Regulation. The head of the Department of Labor and Regulation is the secretary of labor and regulation who shall be appointed and serve pursuant to the provisions of the Constitution of the State of South Dakota, Article IV, § 9.

Qualifications

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Appointments

South Dakota state government organizational chart

The secretary of labor is appointed by the governor.[3]

Vacancies

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Duties

The mission of the department of labor and regulation is to promote economic opportunity and financial security for individuals and businesses through quality, responsive and expert services; fair and equitable employment solutions; and safe and sound business practices.[4]

Divisions

The main divisions within the department of labor and regulation include:[5]

  • Administrative Services
  • Banking
  • Employment Services
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Management
  • Legal Services
  • Public Affairs
  • Securities
  • Unemployment Insurance
  • Workforce Services
  • Equal Opportunity to Services

State budget

The budget for the Department of Labor and Regulation in Fiscal Year 2013 was $48,315,741.[6]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2013

In 2013, the South Dakota Secretary of Labor and Regulation was paid an estimated $103,000. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.[7]

2012

In 2012, the secretary of labor was paid an estimated $100,000. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the South Dakota Secretary of Labor was paid an estimated $113,448 according to the Council of State Governments.[8]

Historical officeholders

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Contact information

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291

Phone: (605) 773-3101
Fax: (605) 773-6184

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