S.D. Codified Laws 3-6C-22
Workers’ Benefits: Disaster Service Volunteers
A certified disaster service volunteer who participates in specialized disaster relief services with the American Red Cross will not have vacation time, sick time, bonus, advancement, or any other employment benefits altered because of their volunteer leave.
Disaster service volunteers’ right to other types of leave and other advantages of employment not affected
Any absence approved pursuant to § 3-6C-21 for disaster service volunteers does not affect the employee’s right to receive normal vacation, sick leave, bonus, advancement, and other advantages of employment.