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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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2019 Labor Market Report Release Dates

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) division of Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) in conjunction with the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) releases the Kansas Labor Market Report each month. The report contains information about Kansas' economic condition for the month and year including jobs numbers, unemployment rates, unemployment insurance claims data and more. Read more here.

2017 Kansas Workplace Fatalities

Kansas had 72 fatal work-related injuries in 2017, according to the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI). The CFOI program is a national census conducted by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in partnership with the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL), Division of Labor Market Information Services. Read more here.

Unemployment benefits are considered regular income for tax purposes

Unemployment benefits are considered regular income for tax purposes, and so are subject to both federal and state income taxes. The 1099-G assists in claiming the income on tax forms. KDOL will mail 1099-G forms in mid-January. If your address has changed since you filed for unemployment benefits, you will need to register your change of address with KDOL in order to receive your 1099-G form. You can register a change of address online after you log in at http://www.getkansasbenefits.gov/Intent.aspx
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.