Convicted of fraud, nurse ordered to pay BWC $23K in restitution

Felony conviction for Shaker Heights woman A Cleveland-area nurse was ordered to pay the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) more than $23,000 in restitution April 7 after BWC discovered her working while collecting injured-worker benefits. A Franklin County judge ordered Tanya Houston, 46, of Shaker Heights to pay $23,489 to BWC and serve five … Continue reading Convicted of fraud, nurse ordered to pay BWC $23K in restitution

Customers show us the love during COVID-19

BWC’s economic, health and safety initiatives draw high praise By Winnie Warren, BWC Interim Chief of Employer Services Working for the state of Ohio, we all know our job is to serve our fellow Ohioans and hopefully make a positive difference in their lives, so it’s gratifying when our colleagues and leaders take note — … Continue reading Customers show us the love during COVID-19

Safety rocks and rolls at Cleveland-area safety council’s CEO event

By Michelle Francisco, BWC Safety Council Program Manager Given the recent success of the Cavaliers and the Indians, Cleveland is suddenly known for its professional sports teams. But at the recent Cleveland Southwest Safety Council (CSSC) CEO event, Harley-Davidson motorcycles – and rock music – took center stage. More than 180 CSSC members and their … Continue reading Safety rocks and rolls at Cleveland-area safety council’s CEO event