Kansas

  • Project Labor Agreements

    Adopted ABC model government-neutrality bill.

  • Prevailing Wage

    No.

  • Right to Work

    Yes.

  • Public-Private Partnerships

    No statute authorizes or prohibits P3s on public projects.

  • Workforce Development Incentives

    Kansas Industrial Training Program and Retraining Program – Designed to assist companies that are creating new jobs, restructuring, or retraining their workforce. Must show they are restructuring or retraining due to incorporation of existing technology, development and incorporation of new technology, diversification of production, or development and implementation of new production. A company must show that employees to be trained are likely to be displaced. Reimbursements will be based on the proportion of company matching funds, actual expenses incurred, and on the actual number of positions trained. Construction not considered a “Kansas Basic Industry,” which are given priority.

  • Career and Technical Education

    92% of CTE high school graduates are placed in colleges or careers.

    Kansas does not recognize NCCER as an approved curriculum for CTE programs.

  • 5-Year Average Job Growth Rate (2011-16)

    1.3%.

Monthly Unemployment Rate in Kansas

Industry Overview

Prompt Pay

Private: Owner must pay prime within 30 days of receiving payment notice.
Public: Each government agency shall make payment of the full amount due for such goods or services on or before the 30th calendar day after the date of receipt by the government agency of the goods and services.
Subs: For both public and private, prime must pay subs within 7 days of receiving money, and subs must pay lower tiers also within 7 days.

Immigration/E-Verify Mandate

The Office of the Secretary of State uses E-Verify and requires all contractors with that office to use E-Verify. There are no other E-Verify laws in place.

Percentage of State GDP From Nonresidential Construction

3.9%.

Incidence Rate in Construction (2013)

4.5.

Occupational Safety & Health Oversight (State vs. Federal)

Federal oversight.

Percentage of Union Membership in Private Construction

18.5%.

Marijuana Legalization Status

Fully illegal.

Business Facts

Minimum Wage (2016)

7.25

Percentage of Pensions Funded

65%

Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate

1.30%

Corporate Income Tax Rate(s)

4% - 7%

Capital Spending % As Share of Total State Spending (2013)

6.6%