Category: Articles

Grants available to help employers improve trench safety

Date: February 17, 2020 Category: Articles

The Bureau of Workers' Compensation has launched a new tool to encourage employers to put new emphasis on trenching safety. The BWC is now offering a $2 million safety grant program to assist employers in purchasing equipment to protect their workers whil...

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Coronavirus: What employers need to know

Date: February 5, 2020 Category: Articles

The emergence of a new virus in China has sparked caution around the world. As employers, it's important to be informed in order to protect employees without creating an unnecessary feeling of panic within the workplace. If you're an employer, here's w...

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Fifth Third Bank sets example for workplace diversity & inclusion

Date: January 6, 2020 Category: Articles

By: Sylvia Stahl, Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce Establishing a diverse and inclusive workplace is no easy feat – but it’s one Fifth Third Bank has welcomed with open arms. “At Fifth Third Bank, we strive to be the One Bank people – all peo...

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What you need to know about payroll changes in 2020

Date: December 31, 2019 Category: Articles

By: Holly Allen As we flip our calendars to a new year, there's a good chance your business's payroll practices will be in for a change. January 1 will bring with it increases in minimum wage for some states, including Ohio, and a new rule from the Dep...

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Preferred payment type for Millennials? Debit.

Date: November 12, 2019 Category: Articles

New research from Visa indicates that fewer millennials are spending money they may not have by utilizing debit instead of credit. According to Visa’s report, millennials now use debit cards more than credit cards for the majority of their purchases....

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Top 5 Ways Members Can Save With CareWorks Comp

Date: October 10, 2019 Category: Articles

For over 20 years, CareWorks Comp has been the trusted partner in managing our workers’ compensation program. CareWorks Comp brings a powerful combination of industry expertise, claims management, safety and other resources to drive positive outcomes fo...

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Your ‘billion back’ rebate check is coming soon!

Date: October 2, 2019 Category: Articles

COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 25, 2019) - 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 ...

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Chamber testifies in support of military tuition bill

Date: September 25, 2019 Category: Advocacy, Articles

COLUMBUS, Ohio (September 25, 2019) - A bill that would provide easier access to education for our military families is making progress in the Ohio Senate. This week, the chamber's director of public policy & economic development, Stephanie Keinath, p...

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Dayton Area Chamber pride at U.S. Chamber in Washington

Date: September 19, 2019 Category: Articles

WASHINGTON, D.C. (September 16, 2019) - Did you know the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce is one of the oldest and largest chambers of commerce in the United States? Founded in 1907, the Dayton Area Chamber played a role in founding the U.S. Chamber of Com...

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Top 3 Must-Haves for Your Website

Date: August 28, 2019 Category: Articles

By: Kevin Holmes, Holmes Marketing Services Building a website is hard enough as it is, but adding the meat and potatoes of the website is a whole other challenge in itself. Websites need creativity, wholesomeness and relativity to the business or orga...

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