BWC Dividend Checks Are on the Way

If you have not already received it, your company’s dividend check from the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) should be in the mail soon. This week, it was announced the BWC had begun sending 170,000 checks — worth a combined $1.6 billion — to employers as a means of easing the economic damage caused by COVID-19. Click here for FAQs.

The BWC has also allowed employers to defer monthly premium installment payments for March, April and May until June 1, and has waived or postponed some requirements and deadlines for several programs. 4/22/2020