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News and Alerts
Marchant Appointed Work Comp Administrative Law Judge
KDOL Secretary Lana Gordon appointed Wichita attorney Ali N. Marchant to a four-year term as a Workers Compensation Administrative Law Judge in Wichita, starting July 28. Read more here.
May Labor Report
The May seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 4.8 percent, unchanged from April and down from 5.6 percent in May 2013. The labor force grew by 5,860 people. Of those, 5,460 became employed, and 400 entered the labor force as unemployed. May 2014 data shows the highest number of employed people in the State's history. Read more here.
KDOL assisted federal authorities with the investigation and prosecution of a Chicago woman who has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for operating a federal income tax fraud scheme as well as one of the largest fictitious employer unemployment fraud schemes ever prosecuted nationwide. 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.