Important message from Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

Following Governor Mike DeWine’s direction, we are asking our employees, employer members, injured workers, and stakeholders across the state to practice proper hygiene and other precautions to avoid potential contact with the yearly influenza as well as the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). This is about prudent preparation. There are no confirmed cases of the Coronavirus in…

Don’t Miss OSHA’s Submission Deadline

2019 OSHA 300A logs must be posted by February 1, 2020 2019 OSHA 300A logs must be electronically submitted by March 2, 2020 Between February 1st and April 30th, 2020, all employers covered by the recordkeeping regulation must post a hard copy of their 2019 OSHA 300A Summary in a common area of their workplace that…

Sheetz Expands into Columbus, Ohio 

The company will be moving into central Ohio within two years By NACS Online // December 13, 2019 ALTOONA, Penn.—Sheetz is expanding into central Ohio, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports. The company already has 40 stores in the northeast part of the state and will open a location in Columbus in 2021. In mid-December, Sheetz will unveil…

Employer webinar announcement – November 2019

By Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Please join us for the November employer update webinar. This month, we’ll discuss the role of a third-party administrator (TPA) and what defines a professional employment organization (PEO). We’ll also discuss program updates, important dates, and our monthly safety tip. The webinar will last about 20 minutes. You can view the…

CareWorks: Ohio Enrollment packets due soon!

The deadline to enroll in the Midwest Independent Retailers Association (formerly The Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers) workers’ compensation group program is just around the corner! Make sure you choose our program administered by CareWorks Comp. Your organization requested a quote, and enrollment paperwork was sent to you for our traditional group rating and/or group…

Ohio Hemp Bill Signed – Sales Legal in Ohio

Governor DeWine signed Senate Bill 57 into law today at the Ohio State Fair and because the bill includes an emergency clause, effective immediately sales of products derived from hemp, include hemp CBD products, are legal in Ohio. In keeping with the federal definitions, the law defines “cannabidiol” as the cannabidiol compound, containing a delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol…