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Amchitka Island Nuclear Explosion Site

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Amchitka Island Nuclear Explosion Site Amchitka is a volcanic, tectonically unstable island that is part of the Aleutian Islands chain in southwester Alaska.  Located roughly 1,000 miles off the western coast of Alaska, this island was home to a small population of native Aleut for nearly 2,500 years, until around 1832.  After that year, the island was abandoned […]

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 had already been accepted under […]

5 Things to Consider After Receiving EEOICPA Compensation

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Being Awarded Compensation under the EEOICPA There are many factors that should be considered after being awarded EEOICPA compensation. First, claimants should be aware of whether they must claim their award as income on their annual taxes. Second, if a claimant also receives workers’ compensation benefits, it is helpful to know whether receiving EEOICPA compensation […]

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 of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP). […]