SIDES: State Information Data Exchange System

SIDES ends the Employer Notice paper trail.

SIDES E-Response is a free website that lets you respond to unemployment insurance requests electronically. No paper. No mail. No waiting. The good news is you may already be signed up. Just access the site through your Kansas Department of Labor employer login and enjoy these benefits.


Keeps UI rates low by preventing payments to former workers who don’t meet eligibility requirements.

Fast & Secure

Eliminates delays from mail and paper handling and multiple layers of security protect your sensitive data.


Reduces follow-up phone calls, appeals, postage costs, paperwork and staff allocation.


Ensures complete information is provided through standard edits, validation and business rules.

SIDES E-Response Tutorial

SIDES E-Response Tutorial Video