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…

COVID-19 Update: Increases in Hospitalizations and Positivity Rate, Counties of Concern, Nursing Home Visitation, Order Extension

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 29, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today provided the following updates on Ohio’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. HOSPITALIZATIONS: Last week was the first week of increasing COVID-19 hospital utilization in Ohio after over two months of decreasing utilization since late April. From June 21, 2020, to June…

Governor DeWine, Attorney General Yost Announce Plans for Meaningful Law Enforcement Reform

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation // June 17, 2020 (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the following actions and proposed legislative reforms aimed at making meaningful improvements to law enforcement training, transparency, and accountability.   LAW ENFORCEMENT OVERSIGHT AND ACCOUNTABILITY BOARD Governor DeWine and Attorney General Yost today…