ERA Partners

AIMM

Background Checking Services

Employers Resource Association is committed to providing you with a background service that focuses on speed, convenience and compliance in order to streamline your hiring process. To provide you with a world-class solution, we have partnered with AAIM Employers Association.

For over a century, AAIM has been helping employers hire, develop, and retain, great people, build stronger employer communities, and create better workplaces that drive business growth. We are confident that AAIM will be able to simplify and automate your background process.

Speed: Average a 48-hour turnaround time

Responsiveness: 24-hour reply to inquiries

Security: Transport Layer Security (TLS) Encryption

Integration: Integrates seamlessly with other Applicant Tracking Systems

Convenience: Secure online link allows applicants to input information directly into system

Compliance: Providing sample documents to assist you with FCRA compliance NAPBS: AAIMCheck is fully accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screener

Variety: Array of background checking services available.

To view the full suite of AAIM products and services, please visit our website at www.AAIMEA.org/AAIMCheck

Paylocity

RetireMEDiQ

Let RetireMEDiQ be the experts in Medicare.

As the HR professional for your organization, you are busy enough with group benefits.
You do not have time to be an expert in Medicare, but we do. Do you have employees:

  • Who are approaching 65 and need to compare employer coverage to Medicare?
  • Are ready to retire and want to learn about Medicare?
  • Who must take Medicare at age 65 because their workplace has fewer than 20 employees?
  • Who must take Medicare at age 65 because their employer coverage is not creditable for Part D prescription drugs?
  • Who must take Medicare at age 65 because they are required to enroll in alternate health care when eligible?
  • Who will benefit from changes in Medicare, such as the 2021 Part D Senior Savings Model that caps insulin costs at $35/month on participating plans?

An educated work force is a prepared workforce for the transition to Medicare. We want employees who are turning 63 years old and older to learn:

  • About Medicare premiums, co-pays and deductibles
  • When to stop HSA contributions
  • When to enroll in Medicare to avoid coverage gaps and penalties
  • The difference between Supplements, Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans

RetireMEDiQ offers its customers:

  • No-cost education through webinars, custom newsletter, blog
  • Answers to Medicare questions before turning 65
  • Help with Medicare plan research and selection
  • Yearly Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug plan reviews
  • Lifetime support with Medicare plans

To bring RetireMEDiQ to your workplace, please call Kay Walters at 513-469-5013 to set up The RetireMEDiQ Program for your employees age 63 and older. Please mention that you heard about us through ERA.

For employees ready to begin their Medicare journey, please call 513-715-5614 or click on this link: www.retiremediq.com/era.

RetireMEDiQ provides its services at no cost to the employer or employee. Please call us today!

Sedgwick

Save Significantly on Your Workers’ Compensation Premium

Did you know that many alternative discounts are available to help reduce your annual Ohio workers’ compensation costs? Through the Sedgwickworkers’ compensation program, your organization can significantly reduce your workers’ compensation costs through a variety of alternative rating programs. Sedgwick offers you quality service and stability through the complex workers’ compensation environment.

For over 50 years, Sedgwick has been helping employers navigate Ohio’s workers’ compensation system, providing services to help them control claim-related costs and reduce premiums. Their team includes the experienced colleagues from CompManagement and CareWorks Comp. The two companies merged and are now Sedgwick. Together, they serve nearly 65,000 Ohio employers including organizations of all sizes operating in various industries across the state. Group rating programs administered by Sedgwick have produced over $4 billion in savings since group rating was introduced in 1991, and their group retrospective programs have returned over $630 million in premium refunds since the program began in 2009.

If your organization is not yet participating in this member benefit, and you would like to receive a free, no-obligation analysis from Sedgwick, email Julia Bowling at julia.bowling@sedgwick.com or apply online at www.sedgwick.com/ohiotpa

Solutions for Ohio employers

For over 50 years, we’ve been helping employers navigate Ohio’s workers’ compensation system, providing services to help them control claim-related costs and reduce premiums.

Our team includes the experienced colleagues from CompManagement and CareWorks Comp. The two companies merged and are now Sedgwick. We have provided claims and risk management consulting solutions for decades. Together, we serve nearly 65,000 Ohio employers including organizations of all sizes operating in various industries across the state.

Expert services

Workers’ compensation claims management We provide prompt claims investigations to determine compensability, careful evaluation of claims prior to certification, and coordination of legal counsel, hearing representation, private investigations, case management and/or vocational expertise to bring complex cases to timely resolution. Group rating program administration Employers with better than average claim histories can join together through a sponsoring organization and pay a much lower premium. Programs administered by us have produced over $4 billion in savings since group rating was introduced in 1991. Group retrospective rating program administration Employers with claim costs below a predetermined amount have the opportunity to receive retrospective premium refunds at the end of three evaluation periods. We administer programs for cities, school districts and counties, as well as businesses in various industries such as healthcare, manufacturing, construction, transportation and retail. Participants have earned over $630 million since the program began in 2009.

Education programs

We offer comprehensive educational programs covering a variety of topics related to claims management, cost containment strategies, rate development, alternative rating programs, return to work strategies, safety practices, loss prevention, industry and legislative issues, and current trends.

Program consultation

Our industry leading experts review each client to ensure participation in programs that may help them save the most on premiums, such as group rating, group and individual retrospective rating and deductible programs, and other options such as the Drug Free Safety Program, Destination Excellence, EM cap, Grow Ohio, One Claim Program, safety council and self-insurance. Unemployment compensation services Our experienced team also provides a wide range of cost-effective unemployment services such as claims management, hearing representation, charge auditing, strategic management reports, and an advanced solution for verification of employment and income data. We also offer unemployment tax management services to help businesses analyze tax liability, manage accounts and uncover possible savings. We are here to help Workers’ compensation premiums are among the largest operational expenses for any business. We help improve our clients’ programs and increase savings by simplifying and resolving complicated claim issues and helping them navigate the process.

Contact Sedgwick:
Julia Bowling
Phone: 513-218-4062
Email: julia.bowling@sedgwick.com
Website: www.sedgwick.com/ohiotpa

Sedgwick Safety Resource Page
www.sedgwick.com/ohiotpa/resources

Working Partners

Working Partners® – Drug-Free Workplace Programs

Working Partners® is a training and consulting firm with over 30 years of experience creating behavioral change in adults, improving the quality of the workforce, and helping workplaces minimize the risks associated with substance misuse. As a nationally recognized expert on drug-free workplace issues, Working Partners® has serviced organizations of all sizes, industries and locations to create and maintain comprehensive, effective drug-free workplace programs. Products and services include:

  • Policies: customized, legally-sound drug-free workplace policies
  • Employee Education
  • Supervisor Training
  • Buying group for drug testing
  • Buying group for Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Unlimited drug-free workplace troubleshooting consultation with Consortium membership

To learn more about how Working Partners® can help you, visit www.WorkingPartners.com or call 614.337.8200.