Bucks for Charity is a way we can give back to the central Ohio community. Choose a cause important to you and make a pledge to a local nonprofit organization, either one-time or ongoing payroll deduction.
Faculty and staff eligible for Ohio State medical benefits will have access to a personalized enrollment resource, myBenefitsMentor, in advance of 2019 Open Enrollment . This online tool models projected medical and pharmacy expenses based on anticipated health care needs for 2019. MyBenefitsMentor is now accessible in Employee Self Service .
These resources can help employees decide which medical plan is the best choice for their needs and help estimate their contribution to a Health Care Flexible Spending Account for 2019. Open Enrollment for 2019 benefits is November 1-14, 2018 .
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