Unemployment FAQs

Please select from an Unemployment category below to get more help or review a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions updated weekly here.

What questions will I be asked?

You will be asked a series of questions when you file a weekly claim.

  • Did you work any day, Sunday through Saturday, during the week being claimed? Enter your gross earnings before deductions for this week. Do not include holiday, vacation or severance pay in this amount. Please enter the number of hours worked during the week being claimed.
  • Did you receive any bonus pay during the week being claimed?
  • Did you receive holiday pay for the week being claimed?
  • Did you receive vacation pay for the week being claimed?
  • Did you receive any severance pay for the week being claimed?
  • Did you refuse work during the week being claimed?
  • Did you quit a job or were you fired from a job during the week being claimed? Did you report the loss of employment to the Contact Center?
  • Did you attend school or enter training during the week being claimed?
  • Did you receive or change any type of pension, other than Social Security benefits, during the week being claimed?
  • Did you apply for or receive any Workers Compensation payments for the week being claimed that were for a work-connected injury or disability?
  • Were you physically able to work four or more days during the week being claimed?
  • Were you available for work with no undue restrictions for four or more days during the week being claimed?
  • Did you look for work as directed by the Kansas Unemployment Contact Center or Internet claims system during the week being claimed?