The Kansas Department of Labor

Mission Statement

KDOL serves Kansas workers and businesses by providing fair and efficient administration of state labor laws.


We envision a Kansas where diverse people of wide ranging talents and vital enterprises prosper in a resource rich state.

Meet the Secretary

Information about KDOL programs:

Services and Programs (English)

Servicios y Programas (Español)

Agency Philosophy and Values

We are committed to providing quality, accessible and responsive services to all Kansans. Our work is characterized by:

  • Politeness and common courtesy
  • Dignity, respect and cultural sensitivity for each other and for those we serve
  • Stewardship of public resources
  • Integrity and ethics in every aspect of our work
  • An emphasis on quality and accountability
  • Sound public policy
  • Clear communication
  • Collaborative partnerships
  • Cost effectiveness

KDOL History