Benefit includes free college credit for Walmart Academy training and options for Ohio associates to earn a college degree without incurring student loan debt COLUMBUS, OH, May 30, 2018 – Walmart today unveiled a new associate education benefit designed to remove barriers to college enrollment and graduation. The program is another step in the company’s commitment to train and educate workers […]
Please select the image above or click here to view the Ohio Council of Retail Merchant’s most recent edition of Council Concepts. Our quarterly magazine is one of many great ways to keep track of the latest news, events, and information involving the retail industry in Ohio.
Raise Up Cleveland, a group backed by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), reportedly gathered 28,000 signatures – significantly more than the 5,000 required to place a proposal on the November ballot. Cleveland City Council must now consider an ordinance that would require employers of 25 or more employees to pay $15 per hour minimum […]
Other States Coverage Do you send employees outside the state of Ohio to work? If so, coverage through BWC may not be sufficient. Click HERE to learn more information on other states coverage. To learn more, click HERE to view a video on the topic of other states coverage. True Up Process Employers must file a payroll […]
As you may recall, the BWC has switched to a prospective billing system. Click HERE to learn the information you need to know about paying your premium prospectively, including important dates and installment options
In response to last year’s resounding defeat of Issue 3 and subsequent attempts to take the issue of legalizing marijuana directly to Ohio voters, leaders in the House and Senate both created separate task forces to study the issue. Of particular note is the bipartisan Ohio House Medicinal Marijuana Task Force chaired by Rep. Kirk […]
Please select the image above or the following link to view the Ohio Council of Retail Merchant’s most recent edition of Council Concepts. Our quarterly magazine is one of many great ways to keep track of the latest news, events, and information involving the retail industry in Ohio. Council Concepts, Volume 94, Issue 1
Our friends at the Vorys law firm have issued an informational client alert highlighting the success of a recent ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court upholding the minimum wage exemptions currently in Ohio law. The Ohio Council of Retail Merchants (Council) took the lead on submitting an amicus brief in opposition to a lower court ruling that, […]
CareWorksComp has scheduled six seminars across the state to address the BWC payroll and true-up process required for the prospective premium payment system impacting all Ohio employers, timelines, lowering claim costs, hearings, incentive programs, unemployment cost control strategies and safety requirements. Click HERE to register and learn more information.