HR and Employment Law Resources for Kansas

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Kansas is considered a pro-employer state. For example, meal and rest breaks are not required under state law. Despite this, there are laws in the state that benefit the employees. This can be seen with the state’s antidiscrimination law that applies to employers with more than four employees.

This page is a round-up of the state and municipal laws in Kansas.

Kansas Handbook

Create or update your Kansas Handbook with XpertHR’s comprehensive state-specific handbook policy statements. The Kansas Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available policy statements, including:

Equal Employment Opportunity

Maternity Leave

Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault Victim Leave

Smoke-Free Workplace

Municipality Coverage

Lawrence

Topeka

Wichita

Latest items in Kansas

  • Overtime Rule Target of Lawsuit by 21 States

    Date:
    September 20, 2016
    Type:
    News

    Several states have filed a lawsuit asking a federal court to nullify new Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime regulations from the US Department of Labor (DOL) before they take effect December 1.

  • Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Kansas?

    Type:
    Quick Reference

    Enhanced to link users to the most comprehensive coverage of each law and to improve the organization and scope.

  • Labor and Employment Law Overview: Kansas

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    Enhanced to improve the comprehensiveness, organization and topics covered of state employment laws.

  • Taxation of Employee Benefits: Kansas

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Kansas employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to taxation of employee benefits.

  • Health Care Benefits: Kansas

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Kansas employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to healthcare benefits.

  • FMLA: Kansas

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Kansas employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to FMLA.

  • Involuntary Terminations: Kansas

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Kansas employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to involuntary terminations.

  • Military Leave Handbook Statement: Kansas

    Type:
    Employee Handbooks

    Kansas employers seeking to educate employees about the availability of military leave and to demonstrate their compliance with Kansas's military leave law should consider including this model policy statement in their handbook.

  • Date:
    June 23, 2015
    Type:
    Legal Timetable

  • Legally Required Benefits: Kansas

    Type:
    Employment Law Manual

    In-depth review of the spectrum of Kansas employment law requirements HR must follow with respect to legally required benefits.

About This Topic

A roundup of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Kansas employers ensure they are compliant with state employment laws.

Kansas HR Law at a Glance