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15 Aug 2014, 11:04 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine A divided Montgomery County Court of Appeals has determined that the Ohio minimum wage statute unconstitutionally restricted the definition of “employee” in the Ohio constitution and declared the law invalid, thereby eliminating exemptions to Ohio’s minimum wage laws. [read post]
21 Jul 2020, 7:00 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine In an effort to encourage private employers to hire ex-offenders, legislators in the Ohio House have introduced a bill to create an Ohio Reentry Program. [read post]
21 Jul 2020, 7:00 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine In an effort to encourage private employers to hire ex-offenders, legislators in the Ohio House have introduced a bill to create an Ohio Reentry Program. [read post]
20 Aug 2019, 6:10 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine As we reported in June, the Ohio legislature attempted to make substantial changes to workers’ compensation laws as part of the overall budget. [read post]
23 Apr 2015, 11:10 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Ohio Senators have introduced a bill to change Ohio workers’ compensation laws to permit claimants who are peace officers, firefighters or emergency medical personnel diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. [read post]
1 Jun 2020, 6:01 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine As we previously reported in this blog post, Ohio lawmakers have proposed multiple bills that would expand Ohio workers’ compensation laws in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. [read post]
26 Jun 2019, 4:37 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine The Ohio House of Representatives passed a two year $645 million workers’ compensation budget on June 5, 2019. [read post]
20 Jul 2020, 6:21 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Earlier this year, Ohio legislators introduced multiple bills to expand Ohio’s workers’ compensation laws in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. [read post]
20 Mar 2019, 8:35 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) hosts monthly webinars for employers to learn more about workers’ compensation topics. [read post]
17 Mar 2020, 10:14 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Presently there are many uncertainties surrounding the coronavirus outbreak. [read post]
30 Apr 2020, 12:37 pm by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Employers face many considerations when restarting operations and reopening businesses after the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. [read post]
23 Mar 2020, 5:00 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine On March 19, 2020, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) issued some guidance to employers and employees to explain how the BWC is continuing to operate during this crisis. [read post]
10 Feb 2015, 6:07 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Based on a constitutional amendment in 2006, every year Ohio’s minimum wage is increased based on considerations such as cost of living. [read post]
17 May 2021, 6:30 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine After a year of conducting workers’ compensation hearings in Ohio via a teleconference bridge, on April 19, 2021, the Ohio Industrial Commission switched its hearing format to the WebEx platform. [read post]
20 Jul 2020, 6:21 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Earlier this year, Ohio legislators introduced multiple bills to expand Ohio’s workers’ compensation laws in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. [read post]
16 Feb 2021, 8:45 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine A new year presents an opportunity to reevaluate the prior year and make any necessary changes for the upcoming year. [read post]
20 Apr 2020, 6:30 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Ohio lawmakers have proposed multiple bills that would expand the Ohio workers’ compensation laws in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic. [read post]
14 Jul 2022, 8:27 am by Rebecca Kopp Levine
By Rebecca Kopp Levine Over two years after the COVID-19 pandemic began and many employees switched from coming into a workplace to working at home, Ohio has amended the workers’ compensation laws to reflect the current work environment. [read post]