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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

Coming soon!

Rated governmental employers, the Kansas Department of Labor will soon be electronically transmitting your notice of benefit charges through the SIDES website. SIDES provides a secure website that allows you to: review claims, respond quickly to notices, and obtain a confirmation number that your response was submitted successfully.

To ensure that you receive these important email notifications, please provide the following information to kdol.sides@ks.gov or by fax to (785)368-8388.

  • Business Name
  • Serial/account number
  • FEIN
  • Email addresses (you may provide up to 5)
  • Your name
  • Your phone number

Labor Market Report October 2019

Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.1 percent in October. This was down from 3.2 percent in September and down from 3.3 percent in October 2018. Read more here.

2019 Kansas Economic Report Now Available

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) 2019 Kansas Economic Report is now available online. The report provides a detailed overview of Kansas employment and economic data. This year’s report has an increased focus on providing detailed economic data for each of the five local workforce areas. Read more here.

The full report can be viewed here.

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.

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.