TRIBAL EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS OFFICE
The Sisseton-Wahpeton Tribal Employment Rights office is the Tribal peoples sheild. The people with jobs should be able to do their work gladly, unafraid and in a thankful manner. That is why TERO provides protection, advocacy, and enforcement of Indian Preference in employment and contracting.
Eligibility (A) Ownership. The firm must be 51% or more Indian owned. The applicant must demonstrate all of the following:
1. Formal OwnershipThat an Indian or Indians own(s) 51% or more of the firm. Such ownership must be embodied in the firm’s organic documents such as its stock ro partnership agreement.
2. ValueThe Indian owner(s) provided real value for their 51% or more ownership by providing capital, equipment, real property, or similar assets commensurate with the value of his/her ownership share.
3. ProfitsThe Indian owner(s) receive 51% or more of all profits.
Workforce Job Skills Bank
• Employment Referrals
Investigating TERO complaints and violations
• Dispute Resolution
• Provide specialized training
P.O. Box 509, Agency Village, SD 57262