Blog Entries - 2021

Initial unemployment claims stay low in Ohio, under 14,000 reported last week

June 3, 2021

Ohio residents filed fewer than 14,000 initial unemployment claims statewide last week, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) reports. Click Here to

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A First Look at OSHA Under the Biden Administration

May 20, 2021

In this article, we attempt to explain what this means for the top legislative, regulatory, and enforcement issues involving OSHA. Construction employers want to know what this means for their industry, projects,

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Diversity in Construction: Where We Are, Where We Need to Go

May 13, 2021

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) has been a hot topic in the workplace as of late. For a plethora of reasons, businesses are becoming more active in their efforts to hire and work with a diverse group of people.

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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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