Phase 1B Timeline, K-12 Schools, Cybersecurity, Ohio Department of Insurance

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  January 19, 2021 (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. PHASE 1B TIMELINE Governor DeWine today highlighted the vaccine distribution timeline for Phase 1B of Ohio’s vaccination program, which began today for those ages…

COVID-19 Update: Phase 1B Vaccinations, Nursing Home Vaccinations, County Data

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  January 14, 2021 (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. PHASE 1B VACCINATIONS Governor DeWine today highlighted the vaccine distribution timeline for Phase 1B of Ohio’s vaccination program, which is set to begin next…

Fair Work Week Compliance – IMPORTANT

As we begin this new year, we would like to remind Employers and Employee of important components of the Fair Workweek Ordinance that became effective on January 1, 2021. These new provisions require “Safety-net hospitals” to abide by the Fair Workweek Ordinance and allow for any employee covered by the Ordinance to independently file a…

NCR in Talks to Buy Cardtronics

Cardtronics had agreed to sale to Apollo, Hudson Executive at $35 a share By Miriam Gottfried and Cara Lombardo, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL // Jan. 8, 2021   NCR Corp. NCR -0.07% is in talks to buy Cardtronics PLC, CATM -1.05% according to people familiar with the matter, seeking to snatch it away from a pair of investment…

COVID-19 Update: Vaccination Phases, Nursing Home Vaccinations, Virus Variant, Vaccine Redistribution

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. VACCINATION PHASES Governor DeWine today recapped Phases 1A and 1B of Ohio’s vaccine distribution plan. Because the availability of the vaccine remains limited…

BWC News from CareWorks Comp

“We must all suffer from one of two pains.  Either the pain of discipline or the pain of regret.  You’ve got to choose discipline, versus regret, because discipline weighs ounces and regret weighs tons.”  ~Jim Rohn Deadline Approaching:  Group Retrospective Enrollment for Upcoming July 1, 2021 Policy Year The deadline to enroll in Group Retrospective…

COVID-19 Update: School Quarantine Guidance Change, Curfew Extension, Bar and Restaurant Grants Still Available

OHIO BUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION //  December 30, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. OHIO VACCINES Ohio is expected to receive more than 238,000 doses of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines next week. Governor DeWine encouraged those administering the vaccine to do so…