Archive for December, 2011

Traditional group experience rating has increased to 53% for the 2012 policy year from its prior 51% ceiling

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) has approved a number of changes to its alternative rating programs.  These changes are designed to encourage meaningful behaviors by employers.  Specific areas… Read More

Washington Post Video – Gingrich on Face the Nation

Gingrich: I Favor Breaking Up Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Newt Gingrich, former speaker of the House and Republican presidential candidate, spoke with Bob Schieffer on his ties with Freddie Mac,… Read More

Are You Losing Sales Due to Flawed Appraisals?

December 8, 2011 – One out of three builders are reporting losing signed sales contracts during the preceding six months because appraisals on their homes are less than the contract… Read More

Builders, Remodelers Required to Notify Employees of Collective Bargaining Rights

Beginning January 31, 2012   November 14, 2011 – Beginning on Jan. 31, home builders, remodelers and other businesses with more than $500,000 in annual gross business volume will be required… Read More

Remodelers Council Hosts Holiday Party

On December 13, 2011, the NCBIA Remodelers Council will host a Holiday Party at Wood and Wine Restaurant in Avon, Ohio.  All BIA members and guests are invited to attend. … Read More