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Employment At Record High

Employment and workforce numbers are both at record highs in South Dakota and those trends are expected to continue. Over four hundred forty nine thousand workers were on the books in May. State Department of Labor and Regulation Secretary Pam Roberts says they see an upward trend…

The state’s unemployment rate in May was at four percent, which continues a slow downward trend. The department also says over four hundred thirty one thousand people had jobs. Roberts says they see a potential problem in the next few years…

Roberts says they can see many more jobs being added, putting pressure on workforce availability…

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