Archive for September, 2020


September 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Update – September 24, 2020

Coronavirus Update – September 24, 2020

Governor Announces New Order to Reopen Self-Serve Food Options Yesterday, Governor DeWine issued a press release announcing a change to the “Dine Safe Ohio Order” that permits all retail food establishments regulated by the Department of Agriculture, such as grocery and convenience stores, to reopen self-service food stations.  Later in the day, the Ohio Department […]

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September 11th, 2020

Another BWC Billion Back Dividend Rebate Proposed

Another BWC Billion Back Dividend Rebate Proposed

Governor DeWine has asked the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors to send up to $1.5 billion in dividend payments to Ohio employers this fall.  This dividend equals approximately 100% of the premiums paid in policy year 2019.  (This would be January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 for public employers and July […]

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September 9th, 2020

2 Hour Safety Training for the Current 2020 Rate Year

2 Hour Safety Training for the Current 2020 Rate Year

Now that we have moved into the new 2020 Rate Year, which runs from 7/1/2020 – 6/30/2021, just a reminder that if you had a claim in the “Green Year” (7/1/2018 – 9/30/2019) and you are in a Group or Group Retrospective program, a representative from your company needs to complete 2 hours of BWC […]

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September 2nd, 2020

Coronavirus Update – September 2, 2020

Coronavirus Update – September 2, 2020

Legislature Sends COVID Liability Protection Bill to Governor After several months of legislative inactivity, the Council and our business association colleagues were successful at convincing the Ohio General Assembly to pass legislation to provide protection for businesses against lawsuits alleging exposure to and/or contraction of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. House Bill 606 originally passed the […]

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