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

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — Aug. 5, 2019 — For the second consecutive year, Oswald Companies has earned the top overall ranking in the Crain’s Detroit Business Cool Places to Work in Michigan program. In the seven-year history of the program, Oswald is the first to be named back-to-back first place…

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“She Travels” Empowers Women in the Insurance Industry

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Travelers insurance company recently sponsored a women’s forum entitled, “She Travels.” Launching panel discussions in major cities around the country, Travelers seeks to promote women wherever they are in their insurance careers. Cathy Kosin, Oswald Companies’ Senior Vice President and Michigan Market Leader (pictured third from left), was honored to…

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Preparing for the Unthinkable: Active Assailant Coverage

Susan Tobbe

Most of us carry more than a few important dates around in our heads. We remember our kids’ birthdays, wedding anniversaries, and maybe even the day we bought a new house or started a great job. We know that Christmas is always December 25, and Halloween is October 31. But…

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Oswald Hosts 3rd Annual Shop & Share Event

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For the third year, Oswald Companies transformed its Bloomfield Hills Office into a temporary “shopping mall” filled with women-run “pop-up shops” that were open for business for just one afternoon last month. Aptly named the Shop & Share event, the concept of facilitating connections among professional women against a shopping…

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What Michigan’s New Paid Medical Leave Act Means for Employers

Marc Lasceski

Since Michigan’s new Paid Medical Leave Act went into effect on March 29, 2019, most employers with at least 50 employees are now required to provide up to 40 hours of paid time off for eligible employees each year. Which Employers and Employees are Exempt from the New Law? Certain employers…

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Cybersecurity: When Hope is Not a Strategy: June 5 Seminar

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Join Oswald, N1 Discovery, McDonald Hopkins and Dynamic Intelligence Options (DIO) on Wednesday, June 5 at Pine Lake Country Club, for a holistic approach to meeting your technology, physical. legal and insurance cybersecurity needs. Agenda: Registration: 2:30 p.m. Program: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cocktails and Appetizers: 4:00 p.m. –…

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When April Showers Bring More Than May Flowers

Sue Penn

As you sit watching the evening news at almost any time of the year, there are bound to be stories about rising waters engulfing a road, a home, and maybe even an entire neighborhood. As you watch in horror, do you wonder if your current homeowner’s, condominium or renter’s insurance…

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Managing Intermittent FMLA Leave: When Relying on the Honor System Isn’t Enough

Christina Schneider

Since it was signed into law in 1993, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been an on-going challenge for HR professionals.  Simply put, it was designed to prevent employees from losing their jobs when forced to take time off due to their own serious health condition or that…

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Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber Presents Oswald Companies with 2018 Thrive Award

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BIRMINGHAM, MI – Dec. 7, 2018 – Oswald Companies, one of the nation’s largest independent insurance and risk management brokerage firms, was recognized with the 2018 Thrive Award by the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber during their annual meeting on Dec. 5. The Thrive Award represents the Chamber’s new strategic plan based…

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Oswald Companies Named Number One Coolest Place to Work in Michigan

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BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. — 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…

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