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Examining the federal workers" compensation program for injured employees

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia

Examining the federal workers" compensation program for injured employees

hearing before the Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, July 26, 2011

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, the Federal Workforce, and the District of Columbia

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Officials and employees,
  • Workers" compensation,
  • Salaries

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesS. hrg -- 112-246
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF26 .H636 2011g
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 132 p. :
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25350792M
    ISBN 10016090515X
    ISBN 109780160905155
    LC Control Number2012398095
    OCLC/WorldCa779475084

      The system is stacked against employees, said Boston attorney Daniel Shapiro, who is one of fewer than lawyers in the country who pursue such compensation claims for federal workers. By law Author: Jane Musgrave. The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Program. In , the federal government established and passed a comprehensive protection for certain federal workers who were injured or disabled on the job. Over the course of time, the law has become more and more complicated. Regardless of whether you are covered by state or federal workers compensation program, you should report your injury immediately and seek medical attention. In case you face any problems getting the benefits you deserve, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann at () or fill out our online contact form.


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