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The Post-COVID Workplace: Employee Preferences Are Only Part of the Equation

Margaret Gennero

As the economy continues to open up and COVID restrictions are lifted, the American workforce faces yet another adaptation. With many people now adjusted to working from home, businesses and organizations are bringing employees back into the office or introducing a hybrid future that combines working from home with days…

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COVID and the Workplace: Vaccine Mandates, Incentives and More

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If an organization is considering incentivizing vaccinations, mandating vaccinations or introducing financial penalties for unvaccinated employees, a number of general rules need to be considered before introducing a policy within the organization. To assist in the interpretation of the rules, here’s some basic information you should know: The HIPAA/ACA financial…

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The Delta Variant & FDA-Approved Vaccine May Mean More Mandates

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As the summer winds down, several new developments on the COVID-19 front are having a massive impact on how organizations across all industries approach vaccination policies. With the surging Delta variant, news of at least one additional variant and recent FDA approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine (with more approvals…

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Oswald Companies Earns Top Ranking of Cool Places to Work in Michigan for Third Year

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Aug. 23, 2021 — For the fourth consecutive year, and third year as the number one ranked organization, Oswald Companies was named to the Crain’s 2021 Cool Places to Work in Michigan, Large Employer category list, announced Aug. 20, 2021. According to the Crain’s Detroit Business…

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Oswald Columbus Supports the Columbus Sports Commission With Participation in The Community Cup

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Team Oswald Columbus took their athletic talents to The Community Cup, presented by The Columbus Foundation, on July 30 to compete in the one-day corporate challenge hosted by the Columbus Sports Commission. The competition at Fortress Obetz featured more than a dozen activities from the 5K race to a home…

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Navigating Today’s Hard Aviation Insurance Market

Unlike commercial property & casualty markets that have numerous insurers, the aviation insurance market is highly specialized with far less insurers. Depending on the nature of a risk and the limits needed, multiple insurers may be required to insure 100 percent of a placement, or there may only be one…

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Oswald Companies Named a Best Workplace in Ohio 2021 by Ohio Business Magazine

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Oswald Companies has been named to the sixth annual Best Workplaces in Ohio list, announced Aug. 3, 2021 by Ohio Business Magazine. Nominations for the top chosen honorees were collected, reviewed and approved by a Best Workplaces committee, which evaluated companies based on a variety of factors including culture, benefits,…

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Rising Costs, Cyber Threats and Climate Concerns: How Your Construction Company Can Respond and Rebound From the Pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic will likely be one of the costliest catastrophes the construction industry has ever faced. As a leading national practice in construction, Oswald has experienced the following firsthand: increases in material costs, workforce management and electronic bonding. Here are some lessons learned. Three Steps to Fight Inflation in the…

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Personal Risk Advisory: Six Tips to Help You After a Cyber Incident

Katie Burger

Cyber criminals have recently begun migrating their attacks from larger businesses and organizations to private wealth clients. With information like your Social Security Number and birthdate, scammers can file tax returns, steal from investment accounts, or rack up medical bills. Be careful to protect your ‘paths of least resistance’ which…

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Effectively Communicating With Employees in a Hybrid Environment: Crain’s Cleveland Feature

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Oswald Companies was a featured contributor in the Crain’s Cleveland Employee Benefits: Thought Leadership Custom Content, July 2021. In the article titled “Effectively communicating with employees in a hybrid environment,” Bill Fisher, Senior Vice President, Practice Leader, Group Benefits, discusses the importance of employee communication and engagement for all aspects…

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