AFPD granted proclamations in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois for “We Card Program”

West Bloomfield, MI (September 19, 2016) – The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers (AFPD) continues its support of the We Card Program by ensuring that its members do not sell controlled substances to minors.  This support was recognized by the governors of Michigan, Ohio and Illinois in their proclamations, which are given for service that…

Students Encouraged to Connect and Continue Their Education Beyond the Classroom at 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Students Encouraged to Connect and Continue Their Education Beyond the Classroom at 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon AFPD Foundation’s Joseph D. Sarafa Scholarship Program invests more than $700,000 in tomorrow’s leaders since 1999 West Bloomfield, Mich. (June 29, 2016) — The 8th Annual Joseph D. Sarafa Scholarship luncheon was held at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC)…

Prospective Billing True-up Instructions

What is the payroll true-up? Payroll true-up is a new process that requires employers to report their actual payroll for the previous policy year and reconcile any differences in premium paid. This important step is necessary for us to accurately calculate your premium. It’s also critically important to maintaining your policy and your participation in…

Group-Rating Safety Accountability

Each year, Ohio employers have the opportunity to participate in the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Group-Experience-Rating Program or Group-Retrospective-Rating Program. While these programs are not required, they do provide an opportunity to significantly reduce workers’ compensation premiums, while increasing awareness of safety and risk-management strategies. A group-rating program is a partnership that includes…

Ban on Texting Implemented

Ohio’s ban on texting and driving took effect August 31, 2012. Activities like typing, sending, receiving and reading emails, tweets, and status updates are now illegal. Drivers who engage in this activity can be ticketed by the police. The law does not carve out an exception for “just a quick email,” responding to an angry…