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Yearly Archives: 2015

Firm Announces New Managing Members

Jul 13, 2015 - News by

The firm is pleased to announce the election of Michael Herd, Eric Namee, and Edward Nazar as managing members.  They will jointly manage the firm’s day-to-day operations and strategic planning.  Michael Herd has practiced in the Wichita community for over 30 years. He has been in the Firm’s corporate and […]

Hinkle to Host Employee Benefits Institute of Kansas City/ University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law Workshop

Jun 19, 2015 - News by

Hinkle Law Firm is proud to announce that it is hosting, in partnership with AGH Employer Solutions and UMKC School of Law, a presentation by John W. Mayers, Associate Regional Director of the Kansas City Regional Office, U.S. Department of Labor Employee Benefits Security Administration.  He will provide an important update on […]

DOL Issues New FMLA Forms

May 27, 2015 - Blog by

May 27, 2015 – Jim Spencer Earlier this month, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its updated model FMLA forms.  The new forms are good for another 3 years – they expire on May 31, 2018 –  and can be downloaded here. The new forms are very similar to the […]

H-1B Cap Reached Again in 5 Days for FY 2016

Apr 8, 2015 - Immigration by

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (“USCIS”) announced yesterday it reached the H-1b cap for the Fiscal Year 2016.  Essentially, similar to past years, USCIS received more H-1b applications than the available number of H-1b visas for the upcoming fiscal year.  This happened in the 5 business days the USCIS […]

HR Staying Current – Employment Law Update 2015

Employers and Human Resource Professionals today deal with continued changes in employment law.  On April 15, 2015, Trinidad Galdean, JD, PHR, SHRM-CP, will be speaking to the Wichita Society of Human Resources Management (Wichita SHRM) on Employment Law Updates for 2015.  Knowledge about these recent changes and those on the […]

Working with HR Professionals

Staying on top of human resource issues and employment law trends is a big part of partnering with human resource professionals and employers.  The recent Wichita Business Journal article addresses the firm’s employment attorneys’ involvement with Kansas Society for Human Resources Management (KS-SHRM).  

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