OGA serves as your dedicated guardian at the Ohio Statehouse, cultivating strong ties with legislative and regulatory bodies. Thanks to our steadfast presence and proactive engagement, we've successfully protected our members from significant financial burdens, thwarting tax hikes, onerous regulatory challenges, and detrimental legislative measures, resulting in substantial savings.
Industry Insights, Updates, and Critical Alerts:
As part of your membership benefits, you'll stay informed with our weekly email briefings in The Weekly Checkout, and receive essential Ohio Food Industry alerts, including Special/Urgent notifications that demand your immediate attention.
Empowering Knowledge and Compliance:
At OGA, we empower our members with the latest insights into the ever-evolving food industry landscape and compliance regulations. We provide valuable training and resources designed to enhance your business's performance.
Investing in Excellence through Scholarships and Reimbursement:
Through OGA's Ohio Grocers Foundation, we offer a gateway to excellence for our members. Our Scholarship opportunities extend to employees and their dependents, while our Reimbursement Program allocates funds for coursework, seminars, or educational activities that directly enrich an employee's job knowledge, facilitating their growth within the food industry.
OGA SuperPoster Set – a poster set that carries all Ohio state and Federal required postings in one convenient location
Compliance Kits (Including a customized OSHA Kit and Selling Alcohol Safely Kit)
Online training - you can train your employees 24/7, anywhere with OGA's online training program. Topics include food safety, compliance, loss prevention, pharmaceutical, and leadership.
Training Kits for Food Safety, Selling Alcohol Safely and Workplace Violence Prevention
Yearly conferences on topics such as Loss Prevention, Compliance, and Cost Management
Opportunities to participate in task forces on topics such as Loss Prevention enable members to share problems, successes and create solutions for industry issues.
Members receive discounts on many services such as:
Workers’ compensation premiums – we offer a multi-level program