South Dakota Minimum Wage laws & compensation compliance analysis

South Dakota Minimum Wage: What you need to know

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The following workers are exempt from South Dakota's minimum wage provisions (SD Cod. Laws Sec. 60-11-3):
• Babysitters
• Outside salespersons
• Employees working for less than minimum wage under special permit
The state Department of Labor may issue special certificates allowing employment at wages below minimum for:
• Apprentices
• Learners
• Individuals with disabilities
Every employer with at least one employee who is covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must post a notice outlining the federal minimum wage requirements. This notice is available on the U.S. Department of Labor's website at by contacting:
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
District Office
1999 Broadway, Suite 2445
Denver, CO 80202-5712
866-487-9243 (toll-free)

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