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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

2019 Kansas State of Labor Update

Secretary Delía García gives her first official Kansas State of Labor Address. Watch it here.

2019 Kansas Economic Report Summary

The 2019 Economic Report Summary contains highlights of the most important economic data for the state of Kansas and each of the five local workforce areas. It contains the revised data for the completed 2018 calendar year. The full report will be released September 27, 2019 and will provide a valuable analysis and collection of data regarding the state’s economic condition over the past year. Read the summary here.

2019 Kansas Wage Survey Now Available Online

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) 2019 Kansas Wage Survey is now available online. The survey is sample-based and asks employers to provide data regarding occupational employment and wages for their establishment. The results detail estimated wage (annual and/or hourly) and employment data for most occupations in the state, its metro areas and designated non-metro areas. Data for all 105 counties are available.

Read more here.

Phone System Upgraded

KDOL recently upgraded our phone system to provide a better user experience.

You will notice some of the prompts have changed when you call the unemployment insurance contact center to file weekly claims, file applications for benefits or simply to ask questions.

We hope you find the changes helpful.

Labor Report July 2019

Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in July. This was down from 3.4 percent in June and unchanged from 3.3 percent in July 2018. Read more here.

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.