Ohio Minimum Wage Increase 2015

The Ohio Department of Commerce has announced a 15-cent per hour increase in the state’s minimum wage effective January 1, 2015. For non-tipped employees, the rate will increase from $7.95 to $8.10 per hour. The rate for tipped employees will go from $3.98 to $4.05 per hour. A 2006 constitutional amendment ties annual increases in Ohio’s…

Pay at the Pump Alert

We received this notice from a fuel supplier in Northern Ohio, but the warning should be heeded by all fuel retailers. Inspect your pay-at-the-pump card readers daily to check for possible tampering. Skimmers can be attached to your dispensers and cause immense problems. Several stations along Mayfield Road, in suburban Cleveland, discovered credit card skimming…

New Driver’s Licenses for Ohio

Effective January 5, 2015 the Ohio Bureau of Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) began issuing new format of Ohio’s Driver License (DL) and Identification Cards (ID) to customers renewing either.  The visible changes to the DL and ID include: Blue/green card in place of the salmon colored card Laminate on front of card now contains…

Ohio WIC EBT Update

Ohio WIC has an Excel file that lists all of the food and formulas that have been identified as WIC-authorized in Ohio, including UPCs, PLUs and item descriptions.  Ohio WIC strongly recommends that all vendors review this list prior to WIC EBT implementation to ensure that their WIC-identified items are accounted for.  Any reported “missing”…