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Kansas New Hires
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File Layout

Pursuant to Federal guidelines for providing information for the Kansas New Hires directory, please supply the following information:

Note the following guidelines that apply to all data elements and record formats:

  • All alphanumeric data are to be in upper case.
  • All alphanumeric data are to be left justified.
  • All numeric data are to be right justified and zero filled.
  • All dates are to be in the Year 2000-compliant format MMDDYYYY.
  • Name and city data are to be stripped of special characters except for the hyphen.
  • State and territory abbreviations in addresses should be the US Postal Service abbreviations.
  • Name fields should not include suffixes such as "Jr.", "Sr." and "III".
  • The employer address will be where child support orders should be sent.
  • Include a carriage return in position 828.
  • File name will be the first eight digits of the FEIN of the first record.
  • File extension will be DAT.
New Hires File Description
Field Name Location or Position Length Description and Remarks
Record Type 1-1 1 1=New hires; 2=Separations (optional); 3=Job refusals (optional)
Filler 2-2 1 Space
Employee SSN 3-11 9 As reported by employee
Employee Name
First Name 12-27 16 At least one character; No special characters
Middle Name 28-43 16 If non-blank; at least one character
Last name 44-73 30 At least one character; No special characters, except for hyphen
Employee Address
Street Address (1) 74-113 40 Non-blank
Street Address (2) 114-153 40 Optional
Filler 154-193 40 Spaces
City 194-218 25 At least two characters. No special characters, except for hyphen
State 219-220 2 Valid state or territory abbreviation. Canadian province abbreviations should be entered here.
Zip Code (1) 221-225 5 US ZIP Codes must be numeric. For international postal codes, please enter the first five characters.
Zip Code (2) 226-229 4 The +4 extension of US ZIP Codes. For international postal codes, please enter up to four additional characters, if available.
Employee Foreign
Address
Foreign Country Code 230-231 2 If present, use FIPS code
Filler 232-279 48 Spaces
Employee Date of Hire 280-287 8 Format MMDDYYYY
Employee Return Date 288-295 8 Optional-Format MMDDYYYY
Reason Code 296-296 1 Optional; 1=Quit; 2=Fired; 3=Leave of Absence; 4=Lack of work; 5 = Labor-Dispute; 6=Other
State Hired In 297-298 2 Valid state or territory abbreviation. Canadian province abbreviations should be entered here.
Comments 299-553 255 Optional
Federal EIN 554-562 9 Federal Employer Identification Number
Filler 563-574 12 Spaces
Employer Name 575-619 45 At least two characters
Employer Address
Street Address (1) 620-659 40 At least two characters
Street Address (2) 660-699 40 Optional
Filler 700-739 40 Spaces
City 740-764 25 At least two characters
State 765-766 2 Valid state or territory abbreviation. Canadian province abbreviations should be entered here.
Zip Code (1) 767-771 5 US ZIP Codes must be numeric. For international postal codes, please enter the first five characters.
Zip Code (2) 772-775 4 The +4 extension of US ZIP Codes. For international postal codes, please enter up to four additional characters, if available.
Employer Foreign
Address
Foreign Country Code 776-777 2 If present, use FIPS code
Filler 778-827 50 Spaces. All data submitted beyond position 827 will be ignored.