April Labor Market Report
The state’s April seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.8 percent. This was down from 3.9 percent in March and from 4.2 percent in April 2015. “Kansas unemployment rate dropped to 3.8 percent in April,” said Kansas Secretary of Labor, Lana Gordon. “Six thousand seven hundred fewer people received unemployment benefits this month compared to April of 2015." Read more here.
Information about who is considered a school employee; what is reasonable assurance; how is eligibility for unemployment benefits determined and more can be found at https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/FAQs/Employers.aspx School employees and educators may be entitled to collect unemployment insurance but have different criteria to determine eligibility for unemployment insurance.
Are you having trouble filing your Quarterly report? Do you have questions about your contributions/taxes? Call KDOL Contributions at 785-296-5027.
KDOL conducts workshops for an overview of current unemployment tax laws. Check the workshop schedule here.