11.May, 2016 0

CO Representatives applaud new EEOICPA Advisory Board

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives,  Ed Perlmutter (CO-07) and Jared Polis (CO-02) recently commended the first meeting of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) which took place in Washington, DC on April 26-28,…

12.Mar, 2016 0

U. S. Government Accountability Office publishes review of DOL adjudication process

On March 10, 2016, the U. S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) published the results of its recent study of the Department of Labor (DOL) EEOICPA claims adjudication process. Using a random sample of 200 Part E claims from among 15,932 filed from 2010 through 2014, excluding claims still in process, claims which…

18.Dec, 2014 0

Collateral Consequences of Receiving Compensation from the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) – Not Just Tax Exempt

Collateral Consequences of Receiving Compensation from the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICP) – Not Just Tax Exempt There are many issues that should be considered after a claimant is awarded compensation under the EEOICPA. First, claimants should be aware of whether they must claim EEOICPA compensation as income…

22.Nov, 2014 0

FEDERAL WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

FEDERAL WORKERS’ COMPENSATION   What is it? The Federal Workers’ Compensation Program was established to provide compensation to federal employees who were injured or developed an occupational illness as a result of their employment with the federal government. The Program is administered by the United States Department of Labor’s Office…