Labor and Employment Alert: Legislation Makes Important Workers' Compensation Changes

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On June 30, Governor Kasich signed Sub. H.B. 27, the BWC Budget Bill. As its title suggests, the legislation approved funding for the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC). It also made a number of substantive changes to the Ohio workers' compensation law, many of which will become effective on September 29.

Those changes include:

Those are a few of the highlights of the changes in the law. For more details, please contact your Vorys workers' compensation lawyer.