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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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Why Drone Insurance and Liability Coverage Is Becoming More Important For Businesses

Brian Baumgardner

Is your business using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), unmanned aerial systems (UASs) or simply put drones? If you answered, yes you are not alone as the FAA estimates that by 2020 about 30,000 small unmanned aircraft will be used for all types of business purposes. Drones are being used in…

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Navigating the Choppy Waters of Construction Defects

Brian Hoagland

The commercial construction industry is a double edged sword today. The industry is growing – construction spending in the United States topped $1.23 trillion in 2017 according to research firm Statisa, but construction contractors are finding it harder to attract quality workers. According to research from the Associated General Contractors…

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How Employees Can Be The Biggest Target for W-2 Phishing During Tax Season

Lacy Rex

In the midst of tax season, organizations are moving at a rapid pace to meet deadlines and internal demands. Criminals know this hectic time is opportune for scams and fraud. Between January and April 15th, the IRS reports the number of scams has jumped significantly in the last few years.…

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Oswald to Attend the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo March 6-8 in Columbus

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Attending the Ohio Safety Congress & Expo? Visit Us At Booth #447! The 2019 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo (OSC19), sponsored by the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), helps businesses keep their work force safe, healthy and productive. More than 200 educational sessions, guest presenters from various states and…

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Using Life Insurance and Annuities to Create Value for Non-Profits: March 13 Seminar

Join Oswald Companies on Wednesday, March 13 at Wolf Creek Environmental Center from 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m., for an informative seminar on the opportunities that Life Insurance and Annuities can offer the special charities and meaningful causes in your life and business. Not only does life insurance allow you…

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Escalating Rental Market Calls for Innovative Coverage

John Mark Tichar

The demand for rental housing continues to grow at rates unseen since 1970 when baby boomers came of age, according to a Pew National Report published in April 2018. The same study reveals that 43 million American households lived in rental property in 2015, an increase of 9.3 million since…

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Oswald’s Lacy Rex to Join Cyber Forum March 15 with Introductions from Director of CyberOhio, Greg Tapocsi

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Does your company have the proper security, insurance, legal and compliance framework to prevent cybercrime in 2019—or mitigate potential damage from it? This event presentation and panel discussion will take place, Friday, March 15 at the Oswald Conference Centre from 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Registration is now closed for…

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The Year of Inclusion: Taking your Seat at the Table

Deena Rini

This is the “Year of Inclusion” for the Oswald Women’s Leadership Council (WLC). Coming off our electrifying year of celebration, our council not only wanted to continue the celebration of our successes, but also ensure we are celebrating each and every one of our employee-owner’s voices. Over the course of…

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2019 State of Manufacturing Survey: Results Rollout Events Announced for February

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This year, Oswald Companies proudly partnered with The Manufacturing Advocacy and Growth Network (MAGNET) to sponsor its 2019 Ohio Manufacturing Survey. Over 500 companies responded from November 2018 to January 2019 and manufacturers around the region were able to make their voices heard on issues that matter most. Join MAGNET…

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