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News and Alerts

The Unemployment Tax office located in Hays is reopened today, Wed., Sept. 24. Thank you for your patience.

August Labor Report
The August seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, unchanged from July and down from 5.5 percent in August 2013. Kansas gained 12,600 seasonally adjusted private sector jobs, or 1.1 percent since last year, and 10,900 nonfarm jobs, a 0.8 percent increase. Read more here.

Flame Engineering Inc. Honored for 13 Years with No Lost Time Accidents
Kansas Department of Labor Secretary Lana Gordon recognized Flame Engineering Inc. of LaCrosse for reaching 13 years with no lost time accidents. Read more here.

Marchant Appointed Work Comp Administrative Law Judge
KDOL Secretary Lana Gordon appointed Wichita attorney Ali N. Marchant to a four-year term as a Workers Compensation Administrative Law Judge in Wichita, starting July 28. Read more here.

KDOL assisted federal authorities with the investigation and prosecution of a Chicago woman who has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for operating a federal income tax fraud scheme as well as one of the largest fictitious employer unemployment fraud schemes ever prosecuted nationwide. 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.