MIRA Ohio End of Year Report

The Ohio General Assembly has recessed for the year and most likely will not return which means January of 2017 a new General Assembly will be seated and we start all over again.  As usual a flurry of bills were passed in a lame duck session (that means they are nearing the end and all…

MIRA granted proclamations in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois for “We Card Program”

West Bloomfield, MI (September 19, 2016) – The Midwest Independent Retailers Association (MIRA) continues its support of the We Card Program by ensuring that its members do not sell controlled substances to minors.  This support was recognized by the governors of Michigan, Ohio and Illinois in their proclamations, which are given for service that increase…

Students Encouraged to Connect and Continue Their Education Beyond the Classroom at 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon

Students Encouraged to Connect and Continue Their Education Beyond the Classroom at 8th Annual Scholarship Luncheon MIRA Foundation’s Joseph D. Sarafa Scholarship Program invests more than $700,000 in tomorrow’s leaders since 1999 West Bloomfield, Mich. (June 29, 2016) — The 8th Annual Joseph D. Sarafa Scholarship luncheon was held at the Detroit Athletic Club (DAC)…

Prospective Billing True-up Instructions

What is the payroll true-up? Payroll true-up is a new process that requires employers to report their actual payroll for the previous policy year and reconcile any differences in premium paid. This important step is necessary for us to accurately calculate your premium. It’s also critically important to maintaining your policy and your participation in…

Updates to the Ohio Uniform Food Safety Code Chapter 3717-1 Ohio Administrative Code

Changes effective March 1, 2016 By The Food Protection Team The following sections have been updated: 3717-1-01 Definition of the word “Packaged” was changed. The packaged food is no longer being defined as securely bagged or securely wrapped, only that it is bottled, canned, cartoned, bagged, or wrapped. It also excludes food that is wrapped or placed in…