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
Kansas Businesses Honored for Safety Records. KDOL Industrial Safety and Health (ISH) division and Lt. Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., recognized three Kansas businesses for outstanding safety records during the 66th annual ISH conference in Topeka. Read more here.
EMPLOYERS the 2016 Experience Rate Notices will be mailed in November. Now is the time to verify your mailing address with the Kansas Department of Labor, so that you receive the notice on time. Go to www.dol.ks.gov/kansasemployer.aspx, login and under Established Accounts go to the Maintain Account Information to verify your address.
August Labor Market Report
The state's August seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.6 percent, unchanged from July and increased from 4.3 percent in August 2014. 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.