October 13th, 2015

Group Rating Safety Accountability

OCRM’s group-rating program is a partnership that includes you and your employees,  our third-party administrator (TPA), CareWorksComp, and the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC). Each collaborator has specific roles and responsibilities, all designed to assist in preventing workplace accidents. This letter outlines the safety services expectations you should have as an employer enrolled in a […]

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October 1st, 2015

Latest Edition of Council Concepts

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 93, Issue 3

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September 4th, 2015

OCRM Submits Comments to U.S. DOL re: Proposed Changes to Overtime Exemptions

Dear members: As you may be aware, the deadline for submitting comments to the U.S. Department of Labor’s proposed changes to the overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees is today, Friday, September 4, 2015. OCRM signed on to comments submitted by the Partnership to Protect Workplace Opportunities and also submitted independent comments specific […]

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August 17th, 2015

Workers’ Compensation Prospective Premium Payment Transition

Workers’ Compensation Prospective Premium Payment Transition

As you may be aware, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation recently transitioned to a prospective billing model. This will streamline the process in the longterm, but may pose some confusion in the immediate future. By now, you should have received information from both BWC and your third party administrator, CareWorksComp, to guide you through […]

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August 17th, 2015

Important Steps to Take When a Workplace Injury Occurs

Important Steps to Take When a Workplace Injury Occurs

Workplace safety is a high priority and concern for employers and employees alike. A workplace injury can affect a worker’s life, health and ability to earn an income. Workers’ compensation claims also have a direct impact on an employer’s bottom line. Learn more mitigation strategies for when a workplace injury occurs by reading this brochure from our […]

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June 29th, 2015

Latest Edition of Council Concepts

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 2

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May 5th, 2015

2015 Council Golf Outing

  Click the link below to download the registration form for the 2015 Ohio Council of Retail Merchants Golf Outing, to be held on Monday, August 31 at The Ohio State University Scarlet Course, with guest speaker, Craig Krenzel, quarterback of the 2002 National Champion Buckeyes. 2015 Golf Outing Sponsor Registration Form 

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April 22nd, 2015

2015 CareWorksComp Workers’ Compensation and Safety Seminars

2015 CareWorksComp Workers’ Compensation and Safety Seminars

CWC’s seminars, held from 8am-1pm, will address the BWC transition to a prospective premium payment system impacting all Ohio employers, timelines, lowering claim costs, hearings, incentive programs, unemployment cost control strategies and safety requirements. These seminars fulfill the BWC group two-hour safety training requirement for policy year 2014 group-rated and group retrospective employers with a claim in 2013. There […]

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