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03 Nov

November 2021: South Dakota 2022 Minimum Wage Increase

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Update Applicable to:

All employers in South Dakota.

What happened?

On October 15, 2021, the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation posted their annual update to the tipped and non-tipped minimum wage rates for the upcoming year, based on the cost of living as measured in the Consumer Price Index published by the U.S. Department of Labor.

What are the details?

The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation announced the new adjusted rate for both non-tipped and tipped minimum wages for their annual adjustment.

Effective January 1, 2022, the minimum wage for non-tipped employees in South Dakota will be $9.95 per hour.

Effective January 1, 2022, the minimum wage for tipped employees will be no less than $4.975 per hour.

The employer must make sure the employees receive no less than the current minimum wage and must keep a record of all tips received by employees.

For more information, please see the link below:

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

What do employers need to do?

Employers should review the information on the new rates and any applicable payroll or other policies and make changes to comply with the update.

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