News and Analysis
The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will host a Jan. 23 webinar focusing on training the next generation of employees. This no-cost learning event will examine the traits of different generations in the labor force and their learning needs, including strategies to better train millennial and Gen Z employees. Register here. 1/2/2024
On Tuesday, Jan. 9, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation will host its initial monthly employer update webinar of 2024. Beginning at 1:30 p.m., this 30-minute virtual event will examine BWC website updates, experience modifiers and how they are calculated, transitional work, important BWC dates, and the bureau’s monthly safety tip. Register here. 1/4/2024
OMA Connections Partner Fisher Phillips has made available this podcast examining the practical application of OSHA’s Multi-Employer Worksite Doctrine, which can impact manufacturers with contractors or other third-party individuals on site. 1/4/2024
On Jan. 11, the OMA kicks off a new year of safety webinars as OMA Connections Partner Safex examines OSHA’s recordkeeping requirements. Register now.
If you haven’t already, check out this calendar featuring all the 2024 safety webinar dates. 12/27/2023
OMA Connections Partner Frantz Ward has published this summary to examine the elimination of the “voluntary abandonment” concept from Ohio’s workers’ compensation law. While this development presents a challenge to employers, the firm notes that workers’ comp cases are fact specific and determined on a case-by-case basis. 12/26/2023
As the OMA has previously reported, OSHA’s proposed walkaround rule would pose significant risks to manufacturers.
The OMA is encouraging members to sign this letter, which urges Ohio’s federal delegation to help stop the rule from being implemented. Click here to learn more, or click here to sign your company’s name to the letter. Deadline is Jan. 12. 12/20/2023