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Oswald Companies Promotes Jonathan Sadlier to Market Leader, Central Ohio

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COLUMBUS – June 15, 2020 –  Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jonathan Sadlier to Market Leader, Central Ohio. Sadlier joined Oswald in 2011 as a Sales Executive and was appointed a Vice President for…

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Jennifer Varanese Joins Oswald Companies as Global Accounts Sales Leader, Group Benefits Division

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CLEVELAND – June 10, 2020 – Oswald Companies, one of the country’s largest independent insurance brokerage and risk management firms, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer Varanese to Sales Leader of the firm’s Global Accounts Practice. Varanese brings more than 20 years of business development and executive leadership experience…

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Oswald Companies Collaborates with Partners on Face Mask Donation Initiative to Cleveland Nonprofits

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Nearly 100,000 KN95 face masks provided to 100 Greater Cleveland nonprofits to help address shortage CLEVELAND – May 29, 2020 – Seven public and private sector organizations partnered together to fulfill the need for protective face masks on behalf of local service organizations as they continue to serve the community…

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Risk Advisory: OSHA COVID-19 Enforcement Response Plan

Adam Thomas

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. On May 19, OSHA issued an update to their Coronavirus Enforcement Response Plan. The updated plan generally returns to a pre-COVID-19 inspection policy while making COVID-19 related cases a priority. The updated plan provides guidance for OSHA compliance safety and health officers…

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Putting Risk in Its Place with Long-Term Disability Coverage

If you had to rank in order of importance the top three group welfare benefits an employer could offer an employee, what would they be? Perhaps number one would be Medical, number two would be Dental, and number three would be Vision. Would Long-Term Disability (LTD) rank in your top…

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Hurricane Season: The Time is Now to Review Your Plan

Mary Marley

Actions and planning during the off-season impact how well you are ready to weather another hurricane season. In recent years, the U.S. mainland experienced more hurricane activity than in the recent past. If you felt prepared, that’s great – keep it up! If you didn’t feel prepared, now is the…

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Risk Advisory: OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements for COVID-19 Cases

Adam Thomas

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. OSHA recently relaxed their COVID-19 recordkeeping requirements for employers that are not engaged in health care, emergency response (emergency medical, firefighting, law enforcement) and correctional institution operations. The intent of the amendment to their original position is to help employers focus their…

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On-Demand Webinar: Remote Setup Cybersecurity Risks and Return to Business Transitions

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WATCH FULL WEBCAST Cybersecurity Continued In partnership with Taylor Oswald, McDonald Hopkins, and MRK Technologies, we hosted a panel discussion and live Q&A webcast on May 15, 2020. The webcast featured updates regarding the heightened cyber risks associated with working from home, returning to the office, and ongoing remote work…

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Cyber Security Tips For Video Conferencing: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Risk Advisory [VIEW INFOGRAPHIC]

Lacy Rex

Visit and bookmark the Oswald COVID-19 Resource Center. During these unprecedented times, companies are working to stay connected with their clients and employees. In my earlier post I walked through cybersecurity guidance for remote workers. Companies are turning to video conferencing to comply with social distancing to support ordinary business…

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Unsettling Times Doesn’t Stop Oswald Detroit From Giving Back

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(Oswald Companies’ Ann Roshak and Lisa Pape present Pope Francis Center staffer John Fitzgerald with a few of the fleece blankets they and their co-workers made). Seemingly overnight, just about every facet of American life has changed. Amidst a global pandemic, schools and non-essential businesses have closed. Everyone who can…

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