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BWC board to consider $5B dividend in meetings Friday and Monday


Oct. 29, 2020


COLUMBUS – The audit committee for the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Board of Directors will meet virtually Friday for a first reading of Governor Mike DeWine’s proposal to issue $5 billion in dividends for Ohio employers.

The meeting is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. and can be attended through the conferencing tool WebEx (audio only, no video). The committee will meet again at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 2, for a second reading of the proposal. The full board will vote on the proposal at 8:30 a.m., or immediately following the audit committee’s meeting.

To connect to these meetings via WebEx, follow these steps:

Meeting phone number: 1-415-655-0003
Access code: 133 009 4402 followed by #

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Media Contacts
Tony Gottschlich, 614-644-4940 or 614-296-1734, tony.gottschlich@bwc.state.oh.us
Kim Norris, 614-728-8045 or 614-361-0202, kimberly.norris@bwc.state.oh.us

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Board of Directors
Chairman Chan A. Cochran, Public | Peggy Griffith, Employees | Kenneth Haffey, CPA | David W. Johnson, Large Employers | Terry S. Jacobs, Actuary | Suzanne R. Kiggin, SI Employers | Michael P. Taylor, Ohio AFL-CIO Representative | Mark J. Palmer, Investment & Securities | Tracie Sanchez, Small Employers | Dewey R. Stokes, Employee Organizations | Frederick J. Treuhaft, Investment & Securities

Established in 1912, the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation is the exclusive provider of workers’ compensation insurance in Ohio and serves 249,000 public and private employers. With nearly 1,800 employees and assets of approximately $28 billion, BWC is the largest state-run insurance system in the United States. Our mission is to deliver consistently excellent experiences for each BWC customer every day. For more, visit www.bwc.ohio.gov.