How to File a Complaint About Workplace Law Violations
This page contains links to four (4) separate complaint forms: one for filing a complaint to the Kansas Department of Commerce or the USDOL Employment and Training Administration; the second and third are the Kansas Department of Labor Division of Employment Standards Claim for Wages in English and Spanish; and the fourth is for filing discrimination complaints.
Employment Related & H-2A Complaints
The USDOL One Stop Career Center Complaint/Referral Record (ETA 8429) is downloadable from this site. Please use this form for filing general complaints against an employer; the workforce center; or if your claim is connected to an H-2A or Interstate Clearance Order. The Form 8429 may be completed online but must be printed for further action. Please click this link for the form: Fillable ETA 8429.
Claims for Unpaid Wages
Complaints of unpaid wages are normally made to the Kansas Department of Labor (KDOL) Employment Standards. Information about the wage claim process can be found here. The Claim for Wages form for is available as a download from this website in both English (K-ESLR 105) and Spanish (K-ESLR 106). These forms are fillable online but must be printed and submitted to KDOL; there is no electronic submission.
Wage complaints covered under federal labor laws may need to be filed with the US Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD). Information on how to file complaints directly with WHD is found on their How To File a Complaint page.
Please use the DL 1-2014A EO Complaint Form 2014 if you believe you are the victim of discrimination. It can be completed online but must be printed and submitted. More information about discrimination complaints can be found on the USDOL Civil Right Center webpage or by contacting Commerce Equal Opportunity Officer John Ybarra at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phoning him at 1 (785) 296-5092.
John Bowes, Manager
Commerce Regulatory Compliance
1000 SW Jackson St., Ste. 100
Topeka, KS 66612-1354
Phone: (785) 296-2122
FAX: 785 296-6809