On January 1, 2019, the hourly minimum wage in Ohio will increase from $8.30 to $8.55 for all non-tipped workers and from $4.15 to $4.30 for all tipped workers. System-wide increases for current Ohio State employees will be centrally implemented effective December 23, 2018. The HR Compensation team asks that all hiring managers begin using the $8.55 hourly pay rate for new non-tipped employees starting November 11, 2018.
As previously shared in February, seven Lowe’s stores in Ohio are able to accept orders from Ohio State through eStores. The Lowe’s store location must be selected by the user when an eStores order is placed, before items can be loaded into the cart and workflow to the specific store.
If no store location is selected, the Columbus Silver Drive location will be the default. Please be sure to select the appropriate store for your campus location to prevent any delays in processing your order.
Updated Supplier Websites for the new Lab Distribution contract was recently awarded to Fisher Scientific and VWR International as the preferred distributors of scientific supplies, scientific equipment and instrumentation for The Ohio State University.
Both distributors offer free freight, significant package discounts on new lab start-up and a full catalog of scientific supplies. Equipment can be ordered through eStores or the Molecular Biology Supply Center (MBSC).
As a reminder, when creating Purchase Orders (PO) for restaurant dining with Cameron Mitchell, please consult the instructions posted on the Purchasing Contract Book pages . Remember to add the restaurant name to the PO as it assists the vendor in processing the PO in a timely manner.
Restaurants available through Cameron Mitchell for dine-In services include:
The Avenue Steak Tavern The Barn Cameron’s American Bistro Cap City The Guild House Hudson 29 The Ivory Room (event space) M at Miranova Marcella’s Martini Molly Woo’s Ocean Club Ocean Prime The Pearl
Well before 2020, Ohio State has already exceeded the university’s five-year goals for increased student financial aid and new resources generated through innovative partnerships. In addition, the university is on pace to surpass its efficiency goal by fiscal 2020.
Operational excellence and resource stewardship is a key element of the university’s Time and Change strategic plan.
The PSSC Webinar on 9/25/2018 covered a few Service Center reminders and changes to the University's Travel Policy in regards to the mandatory usage of contracted agencies for airfare. Please see the slide deck and the recorded presentation for more information. The recoded presentation can be viewed by accessing the OSU Box: