Labor Market Report May 2017
Preliminary estimates reported today by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show the May seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 3.7 percent. This was unchanged from April and down from 4.1 percent in May 2016. “Unemployment remains low in Kansas with the rate staying at 3.7 percent for another month,” said Kansas Secretary of Labor, Lana Gordon. Read more here.
What is reasonable assurance; who is considered a school employee; how is eligibility for unemployment benefits determined and more can be found at https://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/FAQs/Employers.aspx. School employees or educators who have a written or verbal agreement to return to work will need to complete documentation to determine their eligibility.
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.