Labor Market Report February 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 February. This was down from 3.5 percent in January and down from 3.8 percent in February 2017. “The state continues to maintain job growth in spite of a short supply of workers,” said Secretary Lana Gordon. Read more here.
Spring 2018 Kansas Job Vacancy Survey
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) Division will soon launch the Spring 2018 Kansas Job Vacancy Survey (JVS). The survey asks for detailed information on job vacancies, educational requirements, wages and benefits offered. The JVS is a key component in matching job seekers with in-demand jobs. Read more here.
YOUR Current Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates
To view YOUR current unemployment Insurance tax rate, log in and click on Maintain Account Information. 1st quarter wage reports due on April 30, 2018.
State Workplace Posters are available for download FREE.
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," Read more here.
Are you having trouble filing your Quarterly report? Do you have questions about your contributions/taxes? Call KDOL Contributions at 785-296-5027.
KDOL conducts workshops for an overview of current unemployment tax laws. Check the workshop schedule here.