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DevelopOhio Economic Incentives Toolkit

Comprehensive resource outlining the various federal, state and local tools available to businesses and economic development practitioners to help stimulate growth and job creation.

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Shale Economic Development Overview Chart

A detailed overview of the approximately $18 billion in economic development projects occurring as a result of the shale boom in eastern Ohio.

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Ohio BWC Administrator stepping down

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Ohio BWC Board of Directors to vote on $5 billion dividend for employers

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BWC to provide $1.5B for Ohio employers

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What you need to know about the new workers’ compensation law changes in H.B 81

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Ohio Governor DeWine recommends $1.5 billion payment to employers

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COVID-19 management counseling

Helped clients understand their legal obligations under new labor and employment laws passed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Drafted work-from-home, leave, and reopening policies; advised on mass layoff obligations, terminations, furloughs, unemployment issues, and alternative work arrangements; and recommended best practices for essential workers, safe reopening, employee testing and health assessments, employee travel, and face covering requirements.

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Workers’ compensation settlement defense

Represented a medical center in defending a workers’ compensation settlement that was challenged by an employee, who, despite agreeing to the settlement, argued that the settlement amount was insufficient to cover their interests for the reimbursement of medical costs. Defended this settlement in front of the Ohio Industrial Commission, which is the adjudicating body of the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, allowing the medical center to leave its fully negotiated settlement agreement intact.

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Testimony before the Ohio Senate

Testified before the Ohio Senate on behalf of the National Federation of Independent Businesses regarding House Bill 308, which impacts workers’ compensation benefits for first responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder as a result of their employment.

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