There are a number of providers in the market for HR and payroll services. They range from very small payroll companies to very large, global providers. Each year, nearly 20% of companies in the U.S. change vendors. This is most commonly due to service issues, lack of needed features or feeling like they've simply become [...]
Come see us this year at Booth #221! The 2017 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo is the longest-running workers’ compensation event in Ohio. It’s one of the best opportunities for employers around the state to learn about workplace safety from a network of thousands of businesses, organizations, and government entities. More than 200 educational sessions, [...]
Donna is a nurse Case Manager with Sheakley UniComp, our Managed Care Organization (MCO). She's about to celebrate her 32nd year as a nurse in May of this year. “Donna has a great relationship with her clients...and is always trying to find ways to meet the goals of both the employer and the injured worker,” boasts her [...]
A GUIDE TO PROTECTING YOUR SUI RATE Employers are often surprised at how easily a former employee can establish a successful unemployment claim. With respect to unemployment claims, the largest misconception among employers is that terminating an employee for substandard performance will disqualify the individual from receiving unemployment benefits. In most states, unless the employee's [...]
Sheakley was recognized this week by the Cincinnati Business Courier in their 2016-2017 annual Book of Lists. The Book lists the largest companies and organizations in a number of business categories. Sheakley was listed in the following areas: Largest Employee Benefits Firms (#15) Fastest-Growing Private Companies (#51) Largest Private Companies (#38) Largest Tri-State Employers (#12)
Governor John Kasich just signed HB523 which “authorizes the use of marijuana for medical purposes” in the state of Ohio. This law creates the ability for licensed physicians to issue prescriptions for marijuana. While it’s likely to be a year or two before the entire system and providers are in place, it’s already raising a number [...]
Concerned about the PBJ data reporting deadline for long term care providers? Sheakley has you covered.
Effective July 1, 2016, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will require all Long Term Care facilities to start capturing staffing information based on payroll and timekeeping. The Centers for Medicaid & Medicare Services (CMS) will collect staffing and census information from nursing homes and LTC facilities on a quarterly basis. This new report is being called the Payroll-Based [...]
Sheakley has supported the University of Cincinnati in different ways for many years. Now, we're proud to expand that relationship as their workers' comp provider!
A safer workplace is important for employers for many reasons. A safer workplace will reduce worker injuries which should then result in lower workers’ compensation claims costs. The key to reducing injuries is to have a systematic approach with regular review – by stepping back and looking at the big picture you may be surprised at [...]
Yesterday we received the Business Courier's Fast 55 award for the fastest growing companies in Cincinnati. What an honor! Here is our CFO, Tom Pappas, receiving the award. You can see the announcement on the Courier site. The full listing of the 55 companies recognized is also available.