The 2014 Job Vacancy Survey (JVS) is underway. Employers who received a postcard or email with a Survey ID Number are encouraged to respond to the survey as soon as possible. You can enter your responses for the 2014 survey here.
February Labor Report
The Kansas Department of Labor reported the February seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.9 percent, up from 4.8 percent in January and down from 5.6 percent in February 2013. Read the release.
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.
A Notice to Victims of Human Trafficking poster is available here. This poster encourages anonymous and confidential reporting of Human Trafficking to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline. KDOL urges Employers to display this information at your place of business.
The KDOL Workers Compensation and UI Tax office located in Wichita moved a few blocks north to 266 N. Main St. The office will be open Monday, Nov. 25. The new phone number for the office is 316-267-9510.