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1099-G Tax Forms have been mailed to all claimants who received unemployment benefits in 2020. If you have received a fraudulent 1099-G form or you have a dispute on your 1099-G form, learn more here.

KDOL has received guidance from USDOL regarding the Continued Assistance Act program extensions. We are working to implement these programs now. Learn more about the unemployment programs pathways here.

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The Kansas Department of Labor provides workers and employers with information and services that are accurate and timely, efficient and effective, fair and impartial. Administered by employees that understand the value and importance of public service to their fellow Kansans.

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News and Alerts


Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the Kansas Department of Labor is upgrading the agency’s server capacity and adding more availability, staff and support at the contact center, which is experiencing ongoing increases in call volume from claimants who are in need of speaking with customer service agents to help with their claims.

KDOL’s planned server migration this month will expand KDOL’s capacity for customer service representatives to simultaneously engage with the software to handle claim data and information, and upload of pertinent claimant documentation.

Read more here.

Frequently Asked Questions - Week of 2/22 - 2/25

Please see the list of frequently asked questions from the Kansas Department of Labor.

KDOL Begins Paying Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Today

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) today announced that Phase 1 of the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program extension has begun paying out to approximately 4,800 claimants. Approximately 370 Phase Two and Three claimants will begin receiving payments beginning the week of March 1.

Read more here.

KDOL Update on Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation Implementation

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) today announced that the Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC) program, an unemployment extension provision contained in H.R. 133, the Continued Assistance for Unemployed Workers Act of 2020 (Continued Assistance Act) will be implemented and begin paying out no later than February 19, 2021.

Read more here.

KMBC 9 Interview Questions & KDOL Answers

At KDOL, we try to answer each news outlet’s questions fully - each time we have a conversation, or provide a written statement. We know that reporters cannot include all the questions they have asked, nor include all of our answers, in any story.

Attached are word-for-word answers we provided to KMBC questions on Feb. 1, 2021. The only changes in the document, from what we provided to the reporter, are the redacted names of claimants.

Read more here.
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