<html> <head> <title>Rule 20:03:09:04 Separate lines of progression and seniority systems.</title> <META NAME="Keywords" Content="Administrative Rules 20:03:09:04"> <META NAME="Description" Content="Administrative Rules 20:03:09:04 Separate lines of progression and seniority systems."> <meta name=Generator content="Microsoft Office HTML Filter 2.0"> <meta http-equiv=Content-Type content="text/html; charset=windows-1252"> <meta name=Originator content="Microsoft Word 10"> <style> <!-- --> </style> </head> <body lang=EN-US> <div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>20:03:09:04.&nbsp;&nbsp;Separate lines of progression and seniority systems.</b> Employers may not classify a job as a male or female job or maintain separate lines of progression or separate seniority lists based on sex if this adversely affects any employee unless sex is a bona fide occupational qualification for that job.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Employers may not arbitrarily classify jobs so that a female is prohibited from applying for a job labeled &quot;male&quot; or for a job in a male line of progression and vice versa or so that a male scheduled for layoff is prohibited from displacing a less senior female on a female seniority list and vice versa.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Source:</b> SL 1975, ch 16, &nbsp;1; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986.</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>General Authority:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-27">20-13-27.</A></p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <b>Law Implemented:</b>SDCL <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-10">20-13-10</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-12">20-13-12</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-16">20-13-16</A>, <A HREF="/statutes/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=20-13-17">20-13-17.</A></p> </div> </body> </html>