Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted says employers can defer Ohio BWC payments to June 1

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Posted at 3:30 PM, Mar 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-21 15:30:21-04

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lt. Governor Jon Husted announced during a news conference on Saturday that the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation will make sure that businesses are able to forego payments temporarily to boost the state's economy.

Businesses can defer payments from March, April and May to June 1.

BWC currently insures around 249,000 employees in Ohio.

Husted said that by doing so, it will leave $200 million in the economy.

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