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UPDATE: Ohio Businesses Remain Required to Post Exceptions to State-Wide Mask Mandate at All Entrances
August 3, 2020
On August 1, 2020, Lance D. Himes, Interim Director of the Ohio Department of Health, issued an amended order continuing the requirement that Ohio businesses post at all entrances any permitted exceptions they provide to customers, patrons, visitors, contractors, vendors and similar individuals to use facial coverings.
Adam D. Fuller
Accommodating the Return to Work
May 8, 2020
It has been two months since Ohio declared coronavirus an emergency, and although it is clear things will not be fully back to "normal" anytime soon, the state of Ohio is rolling out the reopening process for businesses with a number of new guidelines and restrictions.
Russell T. Rendall
Relief for Employers from Unemployment Filings
May 8, 2020
From the last 7 weeks, the total number of unemployment filings in the U.S. now totals 33.5 million, an unprecedented number comparable to the number of filings during the Great Depression. Although some state and federal funds are being used to supplement the unemployment funds, providing additional compensation to the unemployed, employers will be responsible for a very large portion of the total funds being doled out to employees.
The Reasoning Behind Governor DeWine's $775 Million Budget Reduction
May 7, 2020
This week, Governor DeWine announced $775 million in cuts to the state operating budget due to financial repercussions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Daphne L. Kackloudis
State of Ohio & Cities Extend Tax Filing Deadline
March 30, 2020
On March 27, Governor DeWine signed a bill passed by the legislature to provide tax relief to Ohio taxpayers.
Priscilla A. Grant
BMD Making a Real Impact through the Bridges Program
January 17, 2019
When the State of Ohio announced the Bridges Program in early 2018, it was an opportunity for real change - it was a commitment to change the narrative for young adults in the foster care system. The program is designed to help young adults aging out of the foster care system prepare for adulthood. BMD has been at the forefront of this initiative providing legal support for the program.