Welcome to the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) site. KDOL assists in the prevention of economic insecurity through unemployment insurance and workers
compensation, by providing a fair and efficient venue to exercise employer and employee rights, and by helping employers promote a safe work environment for their employees.
This facilitates compliance with labor laws while enabling advancement of the economic well-being of the citizens of Kansas.
Lana Gordon, Secretary of Labor
News and Alerts
All KDOL offices including the Contact Center will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, Jan. 17.
1099-G forms will be mailed to claimants prior to January 31. The form will be mailed to the current address on file with KDOL. You can register a change of address online after you log in and click on the Change Your Information button. Read more here.
Kansas Workplace Fatalities Decrease for 2015
Kansas had 60 fatal work-related injuries in 2015 compared to 73 recorded in 2014, according to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI). The CFOI program is a national census conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in partnership with the KDOL Division of Industrial Safety and Health. Read more here.
November Labor Report
The November seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.3 percent. This is down from 4.4 percent in October and up from 4.0 percent in November 2015. Read more here.
KDOL Honors Ly Tran for Distinguished Accomplishments
The Kansas Department of Labor is proud to announce the winner of its Employee Recognition and Award Program Ly Tran, honored for Distinguished Accomplishments. Read more here.
KDOL Honors Myra Warner for Volunteerism
The Kansas Department of Labor is proud to announce the winner of its Employee Recognition and Award Program, Myra Warner honored for Volunteerism. Read more here.
Healthcare Occupations Remain the Highest Paying Jobs in Kansas
KDOL 2016 Kansas Wage Survey, is now available online. This publication provides employment and wage estimates by occupation. In addition to statewide and metropolitan area numbers, the new publication provides estimates for 12 sub-state areas (Local Areas and Projection Regions), which are based on Kansas' labor market areas, along with all 105 counties. Read more here.
Questions about an overpayment debt being sent for offset? Read the Treasury Offset Program (TOP) FAQs or call the Asset Recovery unit at (785) 296-3609.
This site contains certain limited statistical and financial data relating to activities of the Kansas Department of Labor, which is an agency of the State of Kansas, and has not been prepared or maintained as a source of investor information and should not be relied upon for investment purposes. Investor information regarding State bonds is available at www.emma.msrb.org.