Kansas Government Agencies

Please select a topic below to jump directly to the corresponding agency:

1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers’ Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Kansas, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Kansas

Discrimination/Harassment – State Agency

Kansas Human Rights Commission (KHRC)

Main Office, Topeka:
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 851-S
Topeka, KS 66612-1258
Phone: (785) 296-3206
Toll Free: (888) 793-6874
Fax: (785) 296-0589
TTY: (785) 296-0245

Dodge City Office:
100 Military Plaza, Suite 220
Dodge City, KS 67801-4945
Phone: (620) 225-4804
Fax: (620) 225-4986

Wichita Office:
130 S. Market, Suite 7050
Wichita, KS 67202-3827
Phone: (316) 337-6270
Fax: (316) 337-7376
TTY: (316) 337-6272

Independence Office:
200 Arco Place, Suite 121
Independence, KS 67301-5353
Phone: (620) 331-7083
Fax: (620) 225-4986

Web Address: http://www.khrc.net

Agency Description/Mission: The mission of the Kansas Human Rights Commission is to prevent and eliminate discrimination and assure equal opportunities in all employment relations, to eliminate and prevent discrimination, segregation or separation, and assure equal opportunities in all places of public accommodations and in housing.

Discrimination/Harassment – Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Kansas City Area Office

400 State Avenue
Suite 905
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: 913-551-5655
TTY: 913-551-5657

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Wichita Area Office

271 W. 3rd Street North, Room 400
Wichita, KS 67202
Phone: (316) 269-6644
Fax: (316) 269-6185
Toll Free (Kansas Residents Only): (800) 362-2896

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Kansas Department of Labor

Kansas City UI Call Center
PO Box 2098
Kansas City, KS 66110-0098
Fax: (913) 287-1182
To file for benefits or to get claims information:
Local Calling Area: (913)596-3500
Outside Local Calling Area (Toll-Free): (800) 292-6333

Topeka UI Call Center
PO Box 3539
Topeka, KS 66601-3539
Fax: 785-296-3249
To file for benefits or to get claims information:
Local Calling Area: (785) 575-1460
Outside Local Calling Area (Toll-Free): (800) 292-6333

Wichita UI Call Center
PO Box 877
Wichita, KS 67201-0877
Fax: 316-266-8674
To file for benefits or to get claims information:
Local Calling Area: 316-383-9947
Outside Local Calling Area (Toll-Free): 800-393-6333

Hearing/Speech Impaired TTY Users Only
To file a claim application or for other assistance: (877) 457-5432
Kansas City local number: (913) 287-6488

Web Address: hhttp://www.dol.ks.gov/

Frequently Asked Questions
General Unemployment Insurance Information

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – State Agency

Kansas Department of Human Resources
Employment Standards
1430 SW Topeka Blvd., 3rd Floor
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: (785) 296-4062
Web Address: http://www2.hr.state.ks.us/home/html/empstand.htm

Agency Description/Mission: The Employment Standards Office of the Kansas Department of Human Resources enforces State Labor Laws which regulate wage payments, overtime and minimum wage, child labor laws and private employment agencies. This division also distributes the required State Labor Law posters and information on how to obtain the Federal posters.

Laws Enforced by the Office of Employment Standards
Wage and Hour
Frequently Asked Questions – Wages
Frequently Asked Questions – Overtime

Kansas Department of Labor
401 SW Topeka Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone: (785) 296-5000 ext. 1068
Email: employmentstandards@dol.ks.gov

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Kansas City District Office

Gateway Tower II
350 State Avenue, Suite 1010
Kansas City, KS 66101
Phone: (913) 551-5721
Fax: (913) 551-5730

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Kansas Department of Human Resources
Division of Workers’ Compensation

401 SW Topeka Blvd., Ste. 2
Topeka, KS 66603-3105
Phone: (785) 296-3441
Toll-Free: (800) 322-0353
Web Address: http://www.dol.ks.gov/wc/about.html

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–Ann McGinley, co-director of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Workplace Law Program and author of Masculinity At Work: Employment Discrimination Through A Different Lens

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