May Labor Market Report
The state's May seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, up from 4.3 percent in April and down from 4.5 percent in May 2014. Seasonally adjusted figures show Kansas gained 8,300 private sector jobs since last year. Read more here.
KDOL has updated the Workers Compensation Practice and Procedure Guide to reflect 2011 and 2013 changes in the Kansas workers compensation laws and regulations. Read more here.
The 2015 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 2015 survey here.
Updated Website on New Hire Reporting
Federal and State law requires employers to report newly hired employees in Kansas to the New Hire Directory within 20 days. KDOL has launched a new website to provide employers with detailed information about reporting new hires, including how to report online and other reporting options. Read more here.
KDOL Honors Three Outstanding Employees
KDOL is proud to announce the recipients of its Employee Recognition and Award Program. Troy DeBusk, Teri Briel adn Larry Herman were honored for their outtanding job performance. Read more here.