News and Alerts

News and Alerts

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Labor Updates - March 29, 2021

March 29
# labor updates

Since March 15, 2020 KDOL has paid out over 4.2 million weekly claims totaling over $2.8 billion between regular unemployment and the federal pandemic programs.

Labor Market Report for February 2021

March 26
# labor market data

Preliminary estimates reported by the Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division of the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.2 percent in February. This was a decrease from 3.4 percent in January and is unchanged from 3.2 percent in February 2020.

Labor Updates - March 24, 2021

March 24
# labor updates

Since March 15, 2020 KDOL has paid out over 4.2 million weekly claims totaling over $2.8 billion between regular unemployment and the federal pandemic programs.

Lost Wages Assistance Program Payment Period Deadline Extended

March 22
# lost wages assistance program (lwa)

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) today announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has extended the Lost Wages Assistance Program (LWA) payment period until Sept. 27, 2021.

KDOL Successfully Deploys American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

March 22
# unemployment programs # american rescue plan act

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) announced today updates to the unemployment insurance programs under the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP).

Labor Updates as of March 18, 2021

March 18
# labor updates

Since March 15, 2020 KDOL has paid out over 4.1 million weekly claims totaling over $2.7 billion between regular unemployment and the federal pandemic programs.

Labor Market Report for January 2021

March 12
# labor market data

Preliminary estimates reported by the Labor Market Information Services (LMIS) division of the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) show a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.5 percent in January.

Kansas Department of Labor Reviewing American Rescue Plan Act Extension

March 11
# pandemic unemployment assistance (pua) # pandemic emergency unemployment compensation (peuc) # federal pandemic unemployment compensation (fpuc)

The Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) is currently reviewing the unemployment extension provisions contained in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP). These extended provisions will provide additional unemployment compensation to unemployed Kansans impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Labor Updates as of March 8, 2021

March 08
# labor updates

Since March 15, 2020 KDOL has paid out over 4.1 million weekly claims totaling over $2.7 billion between regular unemployment and the federal pandemic programs.

KDOL Announces Server Migration, Additional Contact Center Staff and Expanded Call Center Hours

March 03
# unemployment contact center

Today, Governor Laura Kelly announced that the Kansas Department of Labor is upgrading the agency’s server capacity and adding more availability, staff and support at the contact center, which is experiencing ongoing increases in call volume from claimants who are in need of speaking with customer service agents to help with their claims.

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