Things Clients Want to Know:
- Do I have to pay my employees when they have symptoms to be off work?
- Is there an offset for unemployment compensation received during this time period if a worker contracts COVID-19 and also receives workers’ compensation?
- What is required to prove a COVID-19 BWC claim?
- Can I voluntarily pay a worker during his time off?
The COVID-19 pandemic raises many more questions as it relates to Ohio Workers’ Compensation law. The bottom line with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic is that legally this is uncharted territory and we will need to evaluate this on a case by case basis. In this time of uncertainty, we know the safety of your employees is your greatest concern, if you have specific questions regarding preventative safety measures or how the law will apply to COVID-19 claims, please do not hesitate to contact us at 937-748-9770. Staying healthy, staying together and staying strong will move us through this unprecedented time.