KDOL offices, including the Contact Center, will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 for the holiday. We will reopen on Wednesday, Dec. 26. Unemployment Insurance payments may be delayed.
2017 Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses
The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL), in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2017 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses data through the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses. The survey estimates annual counts and incident rates of nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses of Kansas employers as well as case circumstances and workers characteristics for cases that involve days away from work. Data are collected from over 3,500 Kansas employers each year. Read more here.
Labor Market Report October 2018
Preliminary estimates reported by the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.3 percent in October. This was unchanged from September and down from 3.5 percent in October 2017. Read more here.
Employers Will Pay Lower Unemployment Tax in 2019
Secretary of Labor Lana Gordon announced that Kansas' Unemployment Insurance (UI) Trust Fund reached a positive balance surpassing $800 million in July, representing a full solvency level and recovery from the depths of the Great Recession. With this solvency level, most Kansas employers will pay reduced unemployment tax rates in 2019 for the first time since major unemployment reforms were enacted in 2014. Read more here.
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.
YOUR Current Unemployment Insurance Tax Rates
To view YOUR current unemployment Insurance tax rate, log in and click on Maintain Account Information.
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.