October Labor Report
The state's October seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.1 percent, down from 4.4 percent in September and decreased from 4.2 percent in October 2014.
"The state's unemployment rate continues to improve, falling to 4.1 percent in October," said Kansas Secretary of Labor, Lana Gordon. "This is the lowest rate Kansas has recorded in more than 14 years." Read more here
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.
.Chastity Dexter Honored as KDOL Employee of the Quarter
KDOL is proud to announce the recipient of its Employee Recognition and Award Program Employee of the Quarter, Chastity Dexter. Read more here.
KDOL Honors Four Outstanding Employees
KDOL is proud to announce recipients in its Employee Recognition and Award Program.Chastity Dexter, Dennis Burk, Curtis Gregory and Mason Jackson were honored for their outstanding performance. Read more 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.