Welcome to the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) site. KDOL assists in the prevention of economic insecurity through unemployment insurance and workers compensation, by providing a fair and efficient venue to exercise employer and employee rights, and by helping employers promote a safe work environment for their employees. This facilitates compliance with labor laws while enabling advancement of the economic well-being of the citizens of Kansas.

      Lana Gordon, Secretary of Labor

News and Alerts

The 2015 KDOL Annual Report is available at: http://www.dol.ks.gov/Home/Publications.aspx.

1099-G forms have been mailed. If you do not receive a 1099-G form in the mail by Feb. 1, you can request a duplicate copy online by clicking on the Get Started Here button at www.getkansasbenefits.gov after Feb. 1.

2014 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Available Online
KDOL in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2014 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses data through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. The survey produces estimates of annual counts and incident rates for nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses of Kansas employers as well as case circumstances and worker characteristics for cases that involve days away from work. Read more here.

December Labor Market Report
The state's December seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, unchanged from November and decreased from 4.2 percent in December 2014.

"This month, nearly 9,000 people joined the labor force and found jobs," Said Kansas Secretary of Labor, Lana Gordon. "As employers continue to demand Kansas labor, the State has set another record for the most number of Kansans working and the unemployment rate matches levels from 2001." Read more here.

2016 Labor Market Report Release Dates
KDOL Division of Labor Market Information Services in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases the Kansas Labor Market Report each month. The report contains information about Kansas' economic condition for the month and year including jobs numbers, unemployment rates, claims data and more. Read more here for the release dates. 

High Demand Occupations in Kansas
KDOL reports the health care, production and office and administrative support occupations top the Kansas High Demand Occupations list, with general managers, accountants, registered nurses and secondary school teachers topping the Kansas High Demand-High Wage Occupations. Read more here.

Questions about an overpayment debt being sent for offset? Read the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) FAQs or call the Asset Recovery unit at (785) 296-3609.



This site contains certain limited statistical and financial data relating to activities of the Kansas Department of Labor, which is an agency of the State of Kansas, and has not been prepared or maintained as a source of investor information and should not be relied upon for investment purposes. Investor information regarding State bonds is available at www.emma.msrb.org.