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Employee Communications: Kansas

Employee Communications requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Jason Janoski and Alan L. Rupe, Kutak Rock LLP

Summary

  • Kansas is an at-will employment state. See Communicating Employer Expectations and Work Rules.
  • Employers are required to post certain notices regarding Kansas law. See Notice Posting.
  • Kansas law protects public and private employees who report infractions of rules, regulations or law. See Kansas Whistleblower Act and Reporting Violations; see Common Law Whistleblower Protections.
  • Kansas law only requires that one party consent to the recording of conversations. See Electronic Surveillance and Wiretapping.
  • Kansas law requires an employer to provide a service letter upon request of an employee. See Job References.
  • Kansas law prohibits an employer from preventing or attempting to prevent a terminated employee from obtaining future employment. However, the employer is protected from liability when disclosing certain types of information to prospective employers. See Blacklisting Prohibition.