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KDOL Provides Enhanced Access to UI Data for Kansans
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division has created the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Data and Information page to provide access to unemployment insurance information and links to KDOL’s interactive data visualizations. Read more here.

KDOL 69th Annual Safety and Health Conference Benefits ALL Kansans
Registration for the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) 69th Annual Safety and Health Conference at the DoubleTree by Hilton in Wichita Oct. 2-5 is now open. Registration can be found online at here. Early registration accepted before Sept. 14 and full registration after Sept. 14 and at the door. Read more here.

KDOL Honors Sonja Weisgerber as Employee of the Quarter
the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) is proud to announce Sonja Weisgerber, UI Appeals Referee, as winner of the Employee of the 2nd Quarter. Read more here.

KDOL Honors Dana Kendrick for Meritorious Service
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) is proud to announce the winner of its Employee Recognition and Award Program, Dana Kendrick, Special Investigator, BAM Unit, who was honored as the July Employee of the Month for Meritorious Service. Read more here.

Labor Market Report July 2018
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4 percent in July. This was unchanged from June and down from 3.6 percent in July 2017. Read more here.

Secretary Gordon Approves approved Appointment of Judge Larson 
Secretary Lana Gordon approved Troy Larson for the position of Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Administrative Law Judge, Workers Compensation Division in Lenexa. Larson’s nomination was submitted by the Workers Compensation and Employment Security Boards Nominating Committee to fill the position previously held by Judge Steven Howard who retired in March after serving 27 years.  Read more here.

KDOL Honors Tim Cruz for Volunteerism
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) is proud to announce the winner of its Employee Recognition and Award Program, Tim Cruz, Safety Specialist, Industrial Safety and Health, who was honored as the June Employee of the Month for Volunteerism. Read more here.

Kansas Department of Labor Receives Grant to Support Occupational Licensing Reform
KDOL Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division was awarded a grant from the US Department of Labor.  Read more here.

KDOL Short-Term Industry and Occupational Employment Projections
The Kansas Department of Labor has published short-term industry and occupational employment projections for the First Quarter of 2017 to the First Quarter of 2019. Employment is expected to grow by nearly 12,000 jobs by the First Quarter of 2019. This growth is spread across the industry and occupation spectrum. There are employment opportunities for individuals with a wide degree of education and experience. Read more here.

State Workplace Posters are available for Download FREE of Charge
Kansas employers are required by state and federal law to display certain posters in the workplace where they can be viewed by employees. All state posters are available for download FREE of charge through the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL). They are found online at http://www.dol.ks.gov/Laws/Posters.aspx "We want to ensure Kansas employers have all the resources they need to meet federal and state requirements," said Lana Gordon, KDOL Secretary. "Employers may get solicitations to purchase these required posters, but they need to know there are no–cost options available through our website. As a customer service, we are pleased to offer this essential information FREE of charge." Read more here.