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Congress Extends Tax Credits for Voluntary COVID-Related Sick Leave and Emergency Family Leave

April 12, 2021

On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (“ARPA”) took effect. While most of the media attention was on the stimulus payments to individuals and the overall cost of the act, this legislation also extended the

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New Unemployment Claims in Ohio Drop for 5th Straight Week

April 8, 2021

The number of new unemployment claims filed in Ohio fell for the fifth straight week, as 44,985 claims were submitted the week ended April 3. Click Here to Read

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Workers’ Compensation and COVID: More Data on Evolving Claims

March 29, 2021

Workers’ compensation insurers aren’t getting the large aggregate volumes of COVID-related claims projected during the early months of the pandemic, but different data sources give varying readouts on

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Matrix caps 20th year with acquisition of Ohio competitor- Cincinnati Business Courier

March 25, 2021

A Cincinnati company – and a perennial Courier “Fast 55” honoree – is celebrating a marquee anniversary with the recent acquisition of a Columbus-area competitor. The Matrix Cos., a West End-based risk

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Extra $300 unemployment benefits may not arrive until April or later, says Labor Department

March 22, 2021

Extra unemployment benefits offered by the American Rescue Plan may not arrive until mid-April or later, the U.S. Department of Labor said Monday. Click Here To

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How to fix Ohio's unemployment compensation woes: ID checks? Million-dollar fraud contracts

March 11, 2021

Curious about what Ohio is doing to address the $330 Million paid out in fraudulent unemployment claims?  Ohio is investing 12.7 Million in improving processes and security with key partnerships along with

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