November 13th, 2019

97th Annual Meeting

97th Annual Meeting

Our organization held its 97th annual meeting on November 12, 2019. We want to thank all of our sponsors and guests for joining us at the Columbus Athletic Club. And a special thank you to Justices French and Kennedy for taking the stage to discuss where the judiciary and business intersect. Please enjoy these photos […]

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October 27th, 2019

Branding Impacts Recruiting and Retention

ARTICLE PROVIDED BY PMG EXECUTIVE SEARCH CONSULTANTS Employer branding has become a critical element for any company, especially in the current economy where there is a candidate shortage. How often does your organization evaluate and manage your brand is in the market? A recent study suggests that nearly all employers believe three things about branding. Managing […]

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October 27th, 2019

The Five Fs: What’s Important to Your Candidates?

The Five Fs:  What’s Important to Your Candidates?

ARTICLE PROVIDED BY PMG EXECUTIVE SEARCH CONSULTANTS Our clients often ask how they can better attract talent to their organization. We currently find ourselves in a candidate-driven market, causing a candidate shortage in many disciplines and industries. Top performers have options, so hiring leaders need to know what motivates candidates to choose one organization or […]

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October 15th, 2019

Save on your BWC Premium!

For a no-cost, no-obligation analysis of your potential premium savings, please complete the Temporary Authorization to Review Information Form (AC3). www.careworks.com/groupratingapplication/ocrm As a member, our program offers a full range of services designed to help lower your costs: Group Rating Group Retrospective Rating Safety & Risk Management Consulting Unemployment Compensation Contact Meridith Whitsel, CareWorks Comp […]

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October 11th, 2019

Personal Protective Equipment – PPE

Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injury or illness resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, […]

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October 11th, 2019

Your Billion Back Rebate Check is Coming Soon!

In June, the Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation Board of Directors approved a $1.5 billion rebate to Ohio employers with an active BWC policy.  According to the BWC it will distribute rebate checks to nearly 180,000 public and private employers. The BWC expects to begin mailing checks to public employers on September 26th, followed by […]

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October 11th, 2019

What’s an Experience Modifier Rate and Why is it Important?

The Experience Modifier Rate (EMR) plays a pivotal role in determining an employer’s premium rates and, in some cases, obtaining work as a subcontractor. The BWC calculates the EMR based on a comparison of the employer’s experience period claims compared to an industry average expected claim level. The EMR is used as a gauge for […]

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July 19th, 2019

Council Honored by Smart Business Columbus as a “Smart 50” Company

The Smart Business Network (SBN) is an organization that talks to the country’s leading CEOs to discover how they made it to the top and to get their advice on how other leaders can do the same. They have numerous divisions around the country that publish newsletters, magazines and books as well as hosting events […]

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July 18th, 2019

Ohio Retail Merchants Praise “Big 3” for Strong Budget

COLUMBUS – Gordon Gough, President and CEO of the Ohio Council of Retail Merchants, expressed gratitude and praise for the work of the Ohio General Assembly in passing a biennial budget bill, House Bill 166, that will benefit both the state’s consumers and businesses alike. Gough hailed Governor DeWine, House Speaker Larry Householder and Senate […]

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