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Ohio Minority Supplier Diversity Council

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Board of Directors approves $1.6 billion dividend for Ohio employers

The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s Board of Directors approved to send up to $1.6 billion to Ohio employers this spring to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Ohio’s economy and business community.

The Board met in a virtual emergency session in response to Ohio Governor Mike DeWine’s call for state agencies to do all they can to help the state’s business community withstand COVID-19’s challenges, which include temporary business closings, stay-at-home orders, and a record number of Ohioans applying for unemployment assistance.

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The BWC has put together a list of frequently asked questions to explain how the dividend will be applied to different employers and the impact on their businesses. 

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New Webpage on OhioMSDC.org Dedicated To Certification FAQs And Information Related To COVID-19

Maintaining the safety of our OMSDC network is our utmost priority. Currently, OMSDC is closely monitoring the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) and its progression. In the spirit of safety, OMSDC will take extra precautions to reduce exposure of our employees and members to COVID-19 by utilizing virtual technology for meetings and working remotely as needed.

During the current health crisis, there may be concerns as to how the recertification process will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to keep MBEs well-informed, the OMSDC has developed answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

Visit http://OhioMSDC.org/Covid19-Certification/ to see the FAQs.