Columbus artist Ric Stewart combines his love of art and motorcycles, most notably through sculpture. We visit his workshop at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center where he demonstrates for us the “lost-wax” method of bronze casting.
Proposal Would Give Cash Rebates To Ohio Employers
Ohio employers could see $1 billion in cash rebates this summer from the state insurance fund for injured workers.
Gov. John Kasich said Thursday about 210,000 businesses and public employers could see a payout in June or July, should the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation board approve the idea. Checks could range from $5 to more than $3 million.
Officials say money for the one-time rebate stems from solid investments by the agency, which provides workers’ compensation insurance for Ohio employers and covers approximately two-thirds of the state’s workforce.
The rebate is separate from a court dispute over employer payments.
The state is appealing a judge’s March decision awarding $860 million in repayments from the fund to employers the judge said were charged excessive premiums for nearly a decade.