Author: Hinkle Law Firm
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 […]
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 […]
Posted March 20, 2015 by Jim Spencer On March 18, the General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an important report about employee handbook rules that, in the NLRB’s view, violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The 30-page report can be downloaded here. Although most employers will […]
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). https://www.bizjournals.com/wichita/print-edition/2015/03/13/trinidad-galdean-an-expert-in-hr-and-movies.html
Posted February 25, 2015 by Jim Spencer When the DOL issues new FMLA forms, the forms have to be approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) before they are official. The current FMLA forms are set to expire on February 28, 2015. The DOL has made what it […]
Kansas Super Lawyers are presenting today on Employee Benefits updates with Kansas SHRM. Topics include addressing retirement plans and how to fix troubled plans. Such topic is presented by employee benefit expert, Eric Namee, of Hinkle Law Firm. These are issues Employers and HR Professionals need to know how to […]
In an interview yesterday with the KWCH Channel 12, we discussed the upcoming changes in overtime pay exemptions. While individuals may be exempt from overtime now, the updated regulations (anticipated this month or next) may change that. To learn more about the upcoming changes, contact us.
Attorney to Speak at Kansas SHRM 8th Annual Employment Law & Employee Benefits Conference on the Hill.
Attorney Eric Namee is scheduled to present at the Kansas SHRM 8th Annual Employment Law & Employee Benefits Conference on the Hill. The presentation will take place in Topeka, Kansas on February 19th. The title of Namee’s presentation is “Troubled Plans & How to Fix them.” The Conference will include […]
Hinkle Law Firm is pleased to announce that Christopher Arellano and Matthew Holcomb have been made Members of the firm. Chris’s practice is focused on assisting clients with Healthcare Business Transactions and Corporate and Real Estate Transactions. “Chris is a significant contributor to our team. He works hard to make our […]
Hinkle Law Firm LLC is pleased to announce that attorney John Rapp will join the firm as a member effective January 2, 2015. The addition of John brings strength to Hinkle’s white collar crime and criminal litigation practice areas. “We are adding an experienced, and respected trial lawyer to increase […]