POLICY GOAL: An Efficient, Effective Workers’ Compensation System

The Ohio Manufacturers’ Association works with its member companies, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC or Bureau), and the Ohio General Assembly to continually improve processes for injured workers and employers and to drive system costs down. An efficient and effective workers’ compensation system is built on the following principles:

Workers’ compensation rates will not be structured in a way that punishes one class of employers to benefit another (such as the historical subsidization of group-rated employers by non-group-rated employers).

These outcomes would be good for manufacturers and good for Ohio’s overall economy.

Workers’ compensation policy priorities include the following: