On January 1, 2020 , the hourly minimum wage in Ohio will increase 15 cents from $8.55 to $8.70 for all non-tipped workers. The minimum hourly rate for tipped workers will increase from $4.30 to $4.35 - an increase of 5 cents. At Ohio State, the increase will affect approximately 3,500 non-tipped workers across the campus and 75 tipped workers.
To ensure the change coincides with the beginning of a pay period, OHR will centrally implement the increases to all employees affected by the minimum wage change effective December 22, 2019.
Drop-off catering suppliers have requested that customers continue to provide at least 24-hour notice before placing an order in the Catering Marketplace.
Some suppliers have received orders they could not fill because no advance notice of the event was provided. Advance notice is necessary to allow suppliers to adequately plan and schedule multiple events on the same day.
Supplier contact information is available on their individual page within the Catering Marketplace.
eStores is working on an enhancement to the site that will automatically notify suppliers when a drop-off order request is entered on the site, even before...
Amazon Business Account orders: The order entry process for the Amazon Business Account has been modified to require a purchase request number prior to check-out. Amazon Business Account orders will be delivered to Columbus campus locations by Central Receiving. Delivery information for Amazon business account packages is available by tracking number via Central Receiving .
Amazon Personal purchases placed outside of the business account: To prevent delays in delivery of personal orders placed outside of the business account, all users are advised to either update their delivery address information to their direct campus location,...
Open Enrollment is the annual opportunity for staff to evaluate benefit options and make elections for the upcoming year. Open Enrollment for the 2020 benefit plan year will be available November 1-14, 2019 .
We strongly encourage staff to visit the Open Enrollment website to learn about 2020 benefits and select the options that best fit the employee's needs for the coming year. The website includes details of all benefit options available during open enrollment and what will be new in 2020. A few key changes to note are:
Ohio State’s Corporate Engagement Office hosted the Lieutenant Governor on Friday, September 6 as he announced the Ohio IP Promise . The initiative helps ensure that Ohio’s public universities are competitive and aligned when it comes to the transfer of our discoveries to the marketplace and aims to foster a climate where innovation thrives through partnerships. Learn more
Learning sessions will begin October 1 for 4,600 supervisors whose direct reports will be covered by Career Roadmap . Registration for these 90-minute sessions is in BuckeyeLearn . Starting September 30, supervisors will have the opportunity to view how their direct reports were initially mapped in the first draft of the new framework. They will be instructed to work with their unit HR partners.
The review window for managers is September 30 - November 8, 2019. Managers should review how their direct reports were mapped and provide feedback as needed. Mapping will continue to be refined through...
Ohio State is surveying faculty, staff and students to open dialogue about community members' shared values and ethics to better understand what guides their decisions and actions. Between September 23 and October 2, Ohio State faculty, staff, and students will get an email from the Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) with a link to participate in the survey, which will take about 20-25 minutes to complete. You are encouraged to provide honest feedback by Tuesday, October 29, to help inform Ohio State's ongoing and future efforts related to values and ethics.