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6 Illegal Reasons for Firing an Employee

Mission, KS
02/13/2020 11:20 AM
Almost all employment in the United States is at-will. (Montana is the only state that doesn’t have at-will employment as a default. Unions or a contractual obligation for a particular position are the other exceptions.) That means you can fire someone for any reason or no reason as long as that reason isn’t prohibited by law.... Read more

AdventHealth Mid-America Region Solidifies Regional Strategy with New

Merriam, KS
02/10/2020 03:29 PM
Michael Knecht named president for AdventHealth Shawnee Mission and Dallas Purkeypile named CEO for AdventHealth Ottawa.... Read more

Bayou Bash 2020 Volunteer Opportunities

Roeland Park, KS
02/06/2020 12:12 PM
Horizon Academy is in need of volunteers for our annual fundraiser, the Bayou Bash. All proceeds benefit students with learning disabilities.... Read more

AT&T Names Molly Kocour Boyle as Kansas President

Topeka, KS
02/05/2020 10:11 AM
Fourth-generation Kansan and second-generation AT&T-employee Molly Kocour Boyle has been appointed President, AT&T Kansas.... Read more

Workplace Drug Testing: Can Employers Still Screen for Marijuana?

Mission, KS
01/30/2020 12:27 PM
Medical and recreational marijuana use are more socially acceptable than ever, and states are legalizing use of the drug at a rapid pace. So should employers even bother testing for weed anymore?... Read more

Super Bowl Shouldn’t Be a Super Headache for Employers

Mission, KS
01/24/2020 10:44 AM
Now that we know that the Kansas City Chiefs will be playing the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV in a few weeks, it's time to assess whether this annual American tradition will create any workplace issues for your organization.... Read more

Missouri Minimum Wage Change and Other Workplace Laws In 2020

Mission, KS
01/20/2020 11:15 AM
Pinnacle Employer Services is a human capital management company providing customized human resource solutions for our clients.... Read more

Value of Financial Advice

Mission, KS
01/13/2020 02:34 PM
It's never too early - or too late - to plan for your financial future.  You may be tempted to do it all on your own but working with a financial advisor has unmatched advantages. From Securing a strong retirement to reaching financial goals like saving for a child's college education, we can help.  Join us for our Take Charge of Your Financial Future event series to learn how working with an advisor can help you succeed.... Read more

Welcoming Nicole Shoemaker, Director of Member Engagement

Mission, KS
01/13/2020 10:20 AM
As a new year begins, we are excited to announce the addition of a new team member here at the Chamber: Nicole Shoemaker.... Read more

2020 Future of the Arts celebration to be January 10

Prairie Village, KS
01/03/2020 11:40 AM
The Prairie Village Arts Council will host its seventh annual “Future of the Arts” celebration, Friday, January 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the R.G. Endres Gallery at Prairie Village City Hall, 7700 Mission Rd. The awards ceremony will begin at 7:30 p.m.... Read more

NEJC Chamber Welcomes 31st Class for Leadership Program

Mission, KS
12/18/2019 02:51 PM
Leadership Northeast (NEJC) 2020 Class Announced... Read more

Commerce Announces Town Halls To Engage Public on Kansas Economic Development

Topka, KS
12/09/2019 11:38 AM
Arts Sector Encouraged to Attend and Participate... Read more

Making Financial Sense

12/02/2019 02:34 PM
Ready or not, winter will approach soon! With the new season, the days grow shorter and the weather will change. What do most people do before new seasons begin? Most people prepare. Failure to prepare can have varying degrees of short- and long-term consequences.... Read more

Overland Park Convention Center Donation Location for Annual Toys for Tots Drive

Overland Park, KS
11/26/2019 03:52 PM
With over 75,000 area children in need this holiday season, the Overland Park Convention Center will serve as a Toys for Tots donation site through Dec. 18... Read more

AdventHealth South Overland Park ER Receives 2019 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award® for Achieving and Sustaining

Overland Park, KS
11/26/2019 03:01 PM
AdventHealth South Overland ParkER is pleased to announce it has been named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in Patient Experience.... Read more

2nd Annual Picture with Santa!

Merriam, KS
11/11/2019 10:54 PM
Christmas With Santa at Hendrick Lexus in Merriam!... Read more

Understanding Economic Cycles

Prairie Village, KS
11/11/2019 01:23 PM
History shows us that the economy cycles through “seasons” - transitioning from economic expansions or booms (the good) into economic contractions or recessions (the bad) and vice versa.... Read more

Overland Park Mayor Carl Gerlach names October 19, 2019 as International Lineman's Rodeo Day

Overland Park, KS
11/11/2019 10:37 AM
The International Lineman's Rodeo celebrated the 15th anniversary in Overland Park, KS with the 2019 event at the Overland Park Convention Center.... Read more

CFD2 is Collecting Toys for Tots

11/08/2019 09:07 AM
Consolidated Fire District 2 is collecting Toys for Tots... Read more

Understanding Economic Cycles

Prairie Village, KS
11/04/2019 01:06 PM
History shows us that the economy cycles through “seasons” - transitioning from economic expansions or booms (the good) into economic contractions or recessions (the bad) and vice versa.... Read more

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