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News and Alerts
November Labor Report
The November seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent, down from 4.4 percent in October and down from 5 percent in November 2013. Kansas gained 7,200 seasonally adjusted private sector jobs, or 0.6 percent since last year, and 7,500 nonfarm jobs, a 0.5 percent increase. Read more here.
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) will mail 1099-G forms in January. If your address has changed since you filed for unemployment benefits, you will need to register your change of address with KDOL in order to receive your 1099-G form. You can register a change of address online at https://www.dol.ks.gov/addrchange1099g.aspx .
Employers Can Download State Required Posters FREE
Kansas employers are required by state and federal law to display certain posters in the workplace where they can be viewed by employees. All state posters are available for download FREE of charge through the Kansas Department of Labor. Read more here.
It's Your Business
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) named three employees in its latest Employee Recognition and Award Program honors. Read more here.
Kansas Workplace Fatalities Decrease in 2012
Kansas had 76 workplace fatalities in 2012 compared to 78 recorded in 2011. Fatal workplace injuries in 2012 occurred most frequently on Monday with 18 or 23. 7 percent of the 76 fatalities occurring on that day of the week. 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.
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.