August Labor Report
The August seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, unchanged from July and down from 5.5 percent in August 2013. Kansas gained 12,600 seasonally adjusted private sector jobs, or 1.1 percent since last year, and 10,900 nonfarm jobs, a 0.8 percent increase. Read more here.
Employers must send accident reports to their insurance carrier, third party administrator or pool association for electronic submission to the Division of Workers Compensation. Per K.A.R. 51-9-17, all insurance carriers, group pools and self insurers are required to use Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) to file both First Reports of Injury (FROI) and Subsequent Reports of Injury (SROI) using the Release 3 Standards. All claim information submitted pursuant to K.S.A. 44-557a, and amendments thereto, by EDI shall be according to the Kansas EDI Release 3 Guide.
Attention Shared Work Employers: Weekly Certifications for shared work employees can now be submitted online. Employers can complete the certification and upload the file from their computer.
To access the certification link:
1. Go to your Employer Login
2. Once you have logged in, scroll to the bottom of the page, where you can download and upload spreadsheets.
3. Select: Upload Shared Work weekly Certifications. Files may be uploaded in a PDF or Excel document.
We have provided a K-Ben 2211, Shared Work-Weekly Certification to be used at your preference. If you choose not to upload, please mail or fax the weekly certification. Emails will no longer be accepted. Read the release.