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Kansas Implementing Automated Victim Notification System
An automated system designed to notify crime victims when an offender has a change in custody status is being implemented in counties across the state, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt announced today with the Kansas Department of Labor and Kansas Sheriffs Association. Read more here.

July  Labor Market Report
The state’s July seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent. This was up from 3.8 percent in June and unchanged from July 2015. Read more here.

Healthcare Occupations Remain the Highest Paying Jobs in Kansas
KDOL 2016 Kansas Wage Survey, is now available online. This publication provides employment and wage estimates by occupation. In addition to statewide and metropolitan area numbers, the new publication provides estimates for 12 sub-state areas (Local Areas and Projection Regions), which are based on Kansas' labor market areas, along with all 105 counties. Read more here.

Schlitterbahn Water Slide
The Kansas Department of Labor and Secretary Lana Gordon wish to extend our continued thoughts and prayers to the Schwab family during this incredibly difficult time. Read more here.

Annual Workers Compensation Seminar Registration Open Online. Read more here.

KDOL Honors Employee, Arlene Miller, as April Employee of the Month
Arlene Miller was honored for Meritorious Service. The KDOL Award Program is designed to recognize individual's efforts that epitomize excellence. Read more here.

Tina DeLaRosa Employee of the Quarter
KDOL is proud to announce Tina DeLaRosa as the Employee of the Quarter. DeLaRosa has demonstrated outstanding levels of service outside the normal work hours to organizations dedicated to service, charitable, humanitarian or philanthropic causes. Read more here.

KDOL Honors Employee for Volunteerism
KDOL is proud to announce the winner of the March Employee Recognition and Award Program. Tina DeLaRosa has demonstrated outstanding levels of service outside the normal work hours to organizations dedicated to service, charitable, humanitarian or philanthropic causes. Read more here.

KDOL Honors Employee for Meritorious Service
KDOL is proud to announce the winnter of the February Employee Recognition and Award Program. Kyle Lang was honored for his outstanding performance. Read more here.

KDOL Honors Employee for Meritorious Service
KDOL is proud to announce a winnter of its Employee Recognition and Award Program. Jennifer Wise was honored for her outstanding performance. Read more here.

2016 Labor Market Report Release Dates
KDOL Labor Market Information Services in conjunction with BLS releases the Kansas Labor Market Report each month. The following dates represent the 2016 LMIS reference month and press release dates for the Kansas Labor Market Report. Read more here. 

High Demand Occupations in Kansas
KDOL reports that health care, production and office and administrative support occupations top the Kansas High Demand Occupations list, with general managers, accountants, registered nurses and secondary school teachers topping the Kansas High Demand-High Wage Occupations. Read more here.