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May Labor Market Report
The state’s May seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. This was down from 3.8 percent in April and from 4.2 percent in May 2015. “The Kansas unemployment rate in May was 3.7 percent,” said Kansas Secretary of Labor, Lana Gordon. “Not only does this represent a steady decline in the state’s jobless rate over the past three months, but this is also the lowest rate we’ve seen in more than fifteen years."
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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.