Business Groups Send Letter Opposing PTSD Legislation

The OMA and allied business associations this week sent a letter to the members of the Senate General Government and Agency Review Committee, outlining their opposition to House Bill 308 — legislation that would allow first responders to receive Ohio workers’ compensation benefits if diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), even without an accompanying physical injury. The coalition urged lawmakers to consider alternatives to provide PTSD benefits to first responders. 5/28/2020