Ohio BWC Updates – Docket Expansion and New Administrator

Industrial Commission to Expand Hearing Docket in December

Beginning on Monday, December 14, 2020, the Ohio Industrial Commission will begin adding a 4:00pm hour to some dockets to more efficiently eliminate the backlog of claims that has developed during the COVID-19 pandemic.


New BWC Administrator Announced

Governor DeWine recently announced that John Logue will become the new administrator of Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation’s (BWC) beginning November 16, following the announcement of Administrator/CEO Stephanie McCloud as Director of the Ohio Department of Health.

Logue has worked for 26 years in the industry, most recently as the Ohio BWC Chief of Strategic Direction. Before returning to BWC in 2019, he served as the vice president of client services for International Absence Management Company where he focused on Ohio workers’ compensation.


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