ManufacturingHarassment Charges Hit Manufacturing Hard: The Cost of Turning a Blind Eye

Author: Josh Fragoso | Date:September 26th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Property & Casualty

The potential for employment practices claims such as sexual harassment allegations, discrimination and wrongful termination has manufacturers on edge, according to the 400 respondents to MAGNET’s Manufacturing Survey. The survey, sponsored by Oswald, asked manufacturers to identify their top concerns and employee lawsuits sit in the top ten. While major manufacturers are most likely to […]

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Oswald Commemorates 125th Anniversary By Pledging Over $250,000 To Community Programs

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:September 24th, 2018 | Category: Blog, News

CLEVELAND – Sept. 24, 2018 – Oswald Companies, one of the nation’s largest independent, employee-owned insurance companies, celebrated its 125th year of business by giving back to area nonprofits who serve Northeast Ohio. On the evening of Sept. 22, 2018, Oswald welcomed clients, partners and civic leaders for its “Community in Lights” celebration at the […]

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Assertiveness in the Workplace11 Ways to be More Assertive in the Workplace: Women’s Leadership Forum 2018

Author: Michelle Mindell | Date:September 14th, 2018 | Category: Blog, News

When considering assertiveness in the workplace, what are the actual parameters? What does it entail for women and why is it a topic of discussion? Oswald’s Women’s Leadership Council hosted Kelly Keefe, President at ERChealth, this week to share her insights on these questions and how they should apply to Oswald Companies. Kelly opened the […]

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Women's Leadership CouncilOswald Women’s Leadership Council: When it Pays to Stay

Author: Deena Rini | Date:August 29th, 2018 | Category: Blog, News

As Oswald Companies commemorates its 125th anniversary, I am hitting a milestone as well – ten-plus years’ here. In between all the celebrating, I can’t help but reflect on my decision to stick around while all my peers were moving to job after job. This seems to be pretty rare, especially for my generation. While […]

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The Not So Secret Cause for Concern Professional LiabilityFour Reasons to Examine Your Healthcare Professional Liability Coverage

Author: Jake Pease | Date:August 24th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

The Not So Secret Cause for Concern: Professional Liability  Liability coverage for assisted living and skilled nursing providers has never been more important. As risk management partners for many healthcare providers, we are seeing claims arising from a variety of events, including but not limited to patient falls, delay in treatment, failure to follow physician […]

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Crain's Detroit Cool Places to WorkOswald Companies Named Number One Coolest Place to Work in Michigan

Author: oswaldcompanies | Date:August 20th, 2018 | Category: Blog, General, News

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI — Aug. 20, 2018 — As a first-year nominee, Oswald Companies’ Bloomfield Hills office was named the number one Cool Place to Work in Michigan by Crain’s Detroit Business. Along with 99 other workplaces who made the list of cool workplaces, Oswald was measured and ranked in terms of employee satisfaction. Although each […]

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Employment Practices Liability InsuranceUnderstanding Employment Practices Liability Insurance: How Wage and Hour Coverage Can Safeguard Your Business

Author: Dario Nalli | Date:August 16th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk, Property & Casualty

No matter the product produced or the service provided, most business owners share the same greatest asset and largest investment—their employees. Attracting and retaining human capital is the desired result of considerable time and money spent on hiring, training, operating payroll, and providing benefits. In addition to the many unforeseeable factors that can effect a […]

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[VIDEO] osWell Health Clip Ep. 3: Exercise is NOT the Key to Weight Loss

Author: Aaron Witwer | Date:August 7th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Employee Benefits, General

  osWell Health Clip is a feature presented by osWell Health Management Even though Physical activity is NOT the key to weight loss, it’s still awesome. You can do it if you’re older, younger, skinny, short, extra tall, overweight, one-legged, 6-fingered, if you live in the cold or in a tree or without running water. We […]

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Put Away the Sledgehammer Use Data to Change Behaviors and Control CostsPut Away the Sledgehammer: Use Data to Change Behaviors and Control Cost

Author: Kyle Anthony | Date:July 10th, 2018 | Category: Blog, Business Risk

Passing along medical plan costs to employees is nothing new. In fact, this traditional approach has been used for decades as employers scramble to find ways to afford the escalating costs of group benefit plans. Unfortunately, the status quo has many negative, albeit unintended, consequences. Passing along additional costs or making sweeping plan design changes […]

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