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01/19/22

Fintech's Continue to Invade Traditional Banking Space

News from the OCC this week continue to highlight the threat the fintech bank charter poses to the banking system.

01/19/22

Recently Enacted Legislative Maps Invalidated by Supreme Court of Ohio

Every decade, state legislative district maps and congressional maps are redrawn, following the census, to accurately reflect population shifts. This week, the Supreme Court of Ohio ruled that the maps passed by the Legislature and Ohio Redistricting Commission did not pass Constitutional muster and sent them back to the Legislative Commission to be redrawn. 

01/19/22

Supreme Court Blocks Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Large Companies

In a highly anticipated decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Biden Administration’s vaccine-or-test rule Thursday stating that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) exceeded its authority.

01/19/22

Learn More About OBL's Statewide Summer Internship Program

The OBL is hosting a webinar next week to sign up banks for summer interns. The information session will allow HR managers to ask questions of the OBL team and learn about the program. Read More Here.  

01/12/22

Fed Chair Powell Discusses Far Reaching Agenda In Senate

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testified this week before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee covering a litany of topics that will impact the banking industry. 

01/12/22

OBL Adds Community Banker as Communications Director

Audra Johnson has been appointed Director of Communications for the Ohio Bankers League.

01/12/22

OBL Launches Statewide Internship Program

This week the OBL announced the launch of our statewide banking internship program aimed at recruiting and retaining diverse talent, The Summer Banking Institute (SBI).

01/05/22

OBL Recruits Higher Education Expert, Recent Law School Grad to Strengthen Offerings

This week, the OBL welcomed two new employees to strengthen the industry’s efforts on talent acquisition and government relations.

01/05/22

Supreme Court Sets Jan. 7 Argument in Vaccine Mandate Dispute

The Supreme Court will hold oral arguments this Friday, Jan. 7, in the challenge to the employer vaccine mandate issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The mandate requires employers with 100 or more employees to ensure staff is vaccinated or tested weekly for COVID-19, among other requirements.

01/05/22

ICYMI Ohio Record Now Available

Check out the latest edition of the Ohio Record Magazine. Article in this issue include: Financial literacy now a requirement in the buckeye state, industry government relations update, and Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague discussing new initiatives at the treasurer’s office.