Kansas Employer Resources

This information is current as of 9:30am on 03/18/2020, but things may change.  The websites listed below will be updated if additional information becomes available.

Kansas Dept of Commerce

The Kansas Department of Commerce is working closely with the Kansas Department of Emergency Management (KDEM) to complete the required steps for requesting an SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Declaration.  As part of this process, KDEM needs to obtain information from small businesses that have suffered substantial economic injury as a result of the COVID-19 disaster.  Additional information is available at https://www.kansascommerce.gov/sba-coronavirus-assistance-resources/


Rapid Response for Laid Off Workers

If your company is facing a permanent layoff of workers, contact Shelly Thompson at shelly.thompson@ks.gov.


Kansas Dept of Labor

KDOL has posted a site with COVID-19 Response Resources.  https://www.dol.ks.gov/covid19response

Two links of note are the News release from 03/13/2020 and the Fact Sheet.

Additional websites that may be helpful are shared work and file by spreadsheet .

Displaced workers can file for Unemployment Insurance at www.getkansasbenefits.gov .  You can also call 800-292-6333.  The call center is experiencing a high volume of calls, so filing online is best when possible.