60-10-2Unsuccessful efforts to conciliate--Investigation of matters in difference--Recommendation for settlement.

If its efforts as conciliator prove unsuccessful, the Department of Labor and Regulation shall, if requested by either party, impartially investigate the matters in difference between the parties. The request to the department shall be mailed within twenty days after the conclusion of the conciliation procedure provided for in § 60-10-1. The department shall give each party ample opportunity for presentation of the facts and shall make a report of the issues involved and a recommendation for settlement of the controversy. The department shall furnish a copy of its recommendation to each of the parties and to any local newspaper for publication for the information of the public.

Source: SL 1949, ch 215, § 3; SL 1959, ch 104; SDC Supp 1960, § 17.1003 (1); SL 1983, ch 24, § 2; SL 2011, ch 1 (Ex. Ord. 11-1), § 33, eff. Apr. 12, 2011.