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.
.@LTGovHusted: Regarding @OhioBWC: They are going to make sure that businesses can forgo payments for March, April, and May and defer payments until June 1. This decision will leave $200 million in the economy. https://t.co/tE6WMqCoZP for more information.— Governor Mike DeWine (@GovMikeDeWine) March 21, 2020
Husted said that by doing so, it will leave $200 million in the economy.
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