September 2020 BWC News from CareWorks Comp

“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~Jon Kabat-Zinn We all know that the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an escalating global health concern.  CareWorks Comp will continue to support our clients’ workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation needs.  For the most current and up-to-date information from the Ohio BWC regarding COVID-19 topics,…

BWC delivers billions of dollars, millions of masks for Ohio employers and workforce to mitigate COVID-19 impact

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Latest: Governor Mike DeWine proposes $1.5 billion dividend for Ohio employers Ohio Governor Mike DeWine is asking the board for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) to send up to $1.5 billion to Ohio employers this fall to ease the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Ohio’s economy and…

Update: Labor Day Precautions, New Traffic Safety Efforts, Broadband Connectivity

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation  // September 1, 2020   (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. LABOR DAY PRECAUTIONS In advance of the upcoming Labor Day holiday, Governor DeWine today reminded citizens to take safety precautions when celebrating with…

COVID-19 Update

Reopening of Adult Day Care/Senior Centers, New Testing Initiative, BWC Dividend and Mask Distribution, PPE for Boards of Election Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // August 20, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. UPDATED COUNTY RISK LEVELS Governor…

CDC Advises on Enforcement of Mask-Wearing Rules

The goal is safety for both employees and customers By NACS Online // August 27, 2020 WASHINGTON—The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises that everyone wear a mask in public to slow the spread of COVID-19, but enforcing face mask policies has quickly become contentious. Many businesses have faced verbal confrontations and even violencefrom people refusing…

August 2020 BWC News from CareWorks Comp

We all know that the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an escalating global health concern.  CareWorks Comp will continue to support our clients’ workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation needs.  For the most current and up-to-date information from the Ohio BWC regarding COVID-19 topics, please visit the BWC’s website at:  BWC COVID-19 Information . 2019 Rate…

COVID-19 Update: Child Care Ratios to be Lifted, Additional Restrictions Announced for Local Fairs

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // July 28, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates related to Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. CHILD CARE RATIOS Governor DeWine announced that child care providers in Ohio may return to their normal, statutory ratios and class sizes beginning on August 9, 2020. Child care…