WCBE

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation

The second-highest ranking member of the Florida Senate pledged a legislative review of a state law that has allowed injured undocumented workers to be arrested and potentially deported rather than paid workers' compensation benefits.

"Legitimate injuries shouldn't be denied just because the person was an undocumented immigrant," said Republican Sen. Anitere Flores, the president pro tempore of the state Senate and chairwoman of the Banking and Insurance Committee.

Majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate have removed a provision from the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation budget denying benefits for undocumented workers.

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are considering a bill changing the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio House has approved a bill banning undocumented workers from receiving workers' compensation benefits.

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation wants to return more than 1 billion dollars of its investment earnings to private and public employers.

WCBE Files

The Ohio Parole Board has rejected a clemency request from a former coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal.

A new billing system will change how private businesses pay their workers' compensation premiums.

WCBE files

A former Toledo area coin dealer who raised money for Ohio Republicans before being convicted in a state investment scandal is asking the state for clemency.

toledoblade.com

A former Toledo area coin dealer and Republican Party fundraiser convicted in a state investment scandal is giving up his attempt for a new trial.

BWC Settles Lawsuit Concerning Premium Overcharges

Jul 25, 2014

A Cuyahoga County judge has approved the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation settlement of a class-action lawsuit claiming it overcharged employers hundreds of millions of dollars over several years.

Nearly a billion dollars is on the line in a lawsuit filed by 270,000 Ohio businesses against the state’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

Court: BWC Ran Illegal Premiums System

May 16, 2014

The 8th Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled the state Bureau of Workers' Compensation set up an illegal rating system that resulted in employers being overcharged nearly 860 million dollars over several years.

I.G. Releases Coingate Report

Apr 25, 2014
Tom Noe
wikipedia

The Ohio Inspector General has released the investigative report on the "Coingate" investment scandal of 2005 that resulted in the conviction of then-Governor Bob Taft and 18 other people.

BWC Investment Evokes Memories Of Coingate

Apr 22, 2014

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has agreed to put 50 million dollars into a Wisconsin-based real-estate investment fund run by a major bundler of campaign contributions to Republican presidential candidates.

BWC Hires Top Investigator

Sep 3, 2013

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation has hired a veteran police officer to lead the agency's Special Investigations Department.

Magistrate: No New Trial For Noe

Jun 21, 2013

A federal magistrate is recommending against a new trial for the former Toledo coin dealer and Republican party fundraiser at the center of an Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation investment scandal.

BWC Board Approves Business Payouts

May 30, 2013

The board of the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation today approved Governor John Kasich's proposal to give 1 billion dollars worth of cash rebates to businesses, local governments and schools.

BWC Ordered To Pay Restitution To Businesses

Mar 21, 2013

A Cuyahoga County judge has ruled the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation must pay hundreds of millions of dollars in restitution to more than 270 thousand businesses.