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Friday, March 22, 2019
OHIO’S COMMON SENSE INITIATIVE Are there rules or regulations that are hindering you from growing your business? Do you want to change Ohio’s regulatory framework to help spur innovation and job creation? The Ohio Common Sense Initiative (CSI) needs your help. CSI’s mission is to look at state regulations from the perspective of job creators in order to make Ohio a better place to do business. ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Political
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Average private employer workers’ comp rates to drop 20 percent COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors today approved a 20 percent reduction in the average premium rate it collects from private employers. The reduction is BWC's largest in nearly 60 years.   “We're pleased to continue the trend of falling rates with a reduction that will save Ohio private ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 21, 2019
 March 18, 2019 "It's Time to Invest"  With these words, Governor Mike DeWine released details of his first operating budget last Friday. The Fiscal Years 2020-2021 budget calls for nearly $70 billion in General Revenue Fund spending, an increase from $65.5 billion in the current two-year biennium budget. When all funds are included, total appropriations rise to $150.4 billion, ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Political
Monday, March 18, 2019
CHANGE THE WAY YOUR COMPANY WORKS OR THE MILLENNIALS WORKING FOR YOU WILL CHANGE JOBS INGRAM PHILOSOPHY According to the Pew Research Center’s analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, Millennials have officially surpassed Baby Boomers to become the largest generation in the workforce today. So, if you are still running your business like a Boomer, or even a Gen Xer, it’s time to reexamine your ...read more
Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 18, 2019
Ohio Emergency Management Agency Accepting Safe Room ApplicationsThe Ohio Safe Room Rebate Program is now accepting applications. The program provides a rebate for the purchase and construction or installation of tornado safe rooms for Ohio homeowners selected for the program.Ohio EMA’s mitigation branch chief, Steve Ferryman, explains, “The entire state of Ohio is at risk of an EF5 tornado, which ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, Education
Monday, March 18, 2019
 Digital Tools Can Strengthen Rural America’s Economy      In the last few years, there has been a focus on rural America’s economy.As we came out of the Great Recession, stories about small towns and rural areas falling behind growing urban areas has gotten the attention of writers, pundits, and politicians.If they had a choice, many people would like to stay in the country or a small town, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Thursday, March 14, 2019
 March 11Come Grow With CO—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce exists to help businesses thrive by advocating for the pro-growth policies that will create a strong economy and by providing the tools and resources they need to start, run, and grow.Few people who run a business wake up thinking about what’s happening in Washington or worrying about a given policy proposal. They are thinking about the ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release
Friday, March 08, 2019
What Older Workers and Younger Workers Can Learn from Each OtherDan Woog, Monster Contributing Writer For the first time ever, four distinct generations share the workplace: the Silents (who are in their mid-60s on up), Baby Boomers (mid-40s to mid-60s), X-ers (mid-20s to mid-40s) and Millennials (the newest workers). The work and life experiences of each group are unique, but the divide is ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, March 07, 2019
March 2019 BWC News from     CareWorks Comp“Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.”  ~Thomas A. Edison Who is Your CareWorks Comp Claims Examiner?  CareWorks Comp has a team of professional associates who can help you manage your workers’ compensation program.  One of the most important team members is your Claims Examiner.  Located in our ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article
Friday, March 01, 2019
TAKEAWAYS Beginning this month, pilot teams will participate in co-designing and pilot-testing the JDX tools and resources. A group has been selected to serve as an advisory committee providing recommendations and feedback on the JDX pilot. U.S. Chamber Foundation announces JDX Pilot Projects, members of the Pilot Partner teams, and JDX Advisory Committee members WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Join the Higher Education Working Group - The upcoming Higher Education Act reauthorization presents a unique opportunity for the business community to address a number of workforce challenges faced by America’s employers.  From improving transparency around student outcomes, increasing the role of business on college campuses and promoting career readiness to reforming student financial aid, ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Economic, Political, Community
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Establishing Clear Rules of the Road on Data PrivacyTHOMAS J. DONOHUEPresident and CEO, U.S. Chamber of CommerceTweetFacebookGoogle+Pin ItLinkedinPrintSend via email At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, we believe it is possible to both protect individual privacy and promote technological innovation. That’s why we unveiled model legislation this month that secures important new data privacy rights ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Does your website need an SSL certificate?By RuthAnn Hogue November 20, 2018Like a windshield for your website      This post was originally published on June 10, 2016, and was updated on Sept. 22, 2017, and Nov. 20, 2018.  You’ve registered the perfect domain name for your website. Your product list is coming together and your website looks great. Then, bam. A new contact from the local chamber ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release