Member Benefits

As a member you would be entitled to the following benefits:

  • As an OGA member, you benefit from three registered lobbyists dedicated to helping you with unfair laws or proposed laws that affect your business in Ohio
  • Weekly updates (via The Weekly Checkout) on necessary information about the Ohio Food Industry
  • Timely notice about food recalls, scams, fraudulent checks/coupons – over 30 special alerts were sent to members
  • Up-to-date postings and changes for minimum wage, smoking, etc. – turnkey compliance
  • Required government postings (OSHA minimum fine $1,000!)
  • Notification of WIC and license inspections
  • We “go to bat” for you with lottery, liquor and complaints to the Attorney General
  • Help with understanding and complying with new labeling and food safety regulations
  • Representation for fair treatment on food stamp (EBT) regulations
  • Tuition Reimbursement on any course or seminar related to your food industry job – up to $1,000 per person per year!
  • Scholarships available to employees and/or dependents
  • Service discounts over and above what you could get alone on such items as workers compensation, money orders/wire transfers, health insurance, fuel, electric and natural gas, etc.The list could go on, but where else could you get all of the above for such a minimal investment?

Learn more about becoming a Retail Member or an Associate Member.

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