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Notice to Victims of Human Trafficking
If you or someone you know is being forced to engage in any activity and cannot leave - whether it is commercial sex, housework, farm work or any other activity - call the toll-free National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline at 1-888-373-7888 to access help and services. The toll-free hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week; operated by a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization; anonymous and confidential; accessible in 170 languages; and able to provide help, referral to services, training and information.

Aviso a las Víctimas de Traficante de Personas
Si usted o alguien que usted conoce esta siendo forzado a participar en una actividad y no puede alejarse – aunque sea sexo comercial, limpieza de casa, trabajo agrícola o cualquier otra actividad – llame al número gratis de la línea nacional de recursos para traficantes de personas (National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline) al 1-888-373-7888 para acceder ayuda y servicios. Esta línea gratis está disponible 24 horas al día, 7 días a la semana; se mantiene por una organización no gubernamental sin fines de lucro, anónimo y confidencial, accesible en 170 idiomas, y disponible para ofrecer ayuda, remitir servicios, entrenamiento y información.

News and Alerts

March Labor Report
The Kansas Department of Labor reported the March seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, unchanged from February and down from 5.5 percent in March 2013. Read more here.

The 2014 Job Vacancy Survey (JVS) is underway. Employers who received a postcard or email with a Survey ID Number are encouraged to respond to the survey as soon as possible. You can enter your responses for the 2014 survey 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.