U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration

Energy Employeesí Occupational Illness Compensation
1999 Broadway, Suite 1120

Denver, CO 80202-5711

 

 

 

 

Date:

 

US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

RECA PROGRAM

1425 NEW YORK AVE. NW, ROOM 3148

WASHINGTON, DC† 20005 [All letters to this address must be grouped together and sent via an overnight carrier]

 

Re:† Employee:

†††† Employee SSN:

 

Dear:

 

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has received a claim for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) regarding the above-referenced employee.† Please see attached EE-1/EE-2 claim form.† The claimant seeks benefits as a Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (RECA) uranium worker or survivor of a uranium worker under the EEOICPA. Accordingly, DOL requests the following information from the Department of Justice (DOJ) so that the claim under the EEOICPA may be processed:

 

†††† 1.†† Confirmation of entitlement under Section 5 of the RECA;

 

2.†† If an award has not been issued, then advise if a Section 5 RECA claim is pending.† If pending, please provide DOL with a letter that includes a factual statement verifying dates and places of employment covered under Section 5 of the RECA and a copy of all employment, medical and identification records in DOJís possession regarding the employee. If the claim is denied at a later date, please provide information under the criteria set out below;

 

3.†† If DOJ denied the Section 5 RECA claim, please provide DOL with all employment, medical and identification records in DOJís possession regarding the employee and a copy of DOJís decision in this matter;

 

4.†† If no Section 5 RECA claim has been filed, please provide DOL with a letter verifying dates and places of employment covered under Section 5 of the RECA.

 

DOL appreciates your cooperation so that we may fully adjudicate the above-referenced claim for benefits under the EEOICPA. Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

 

Sincerely,

 

 

 

 

Claims Examiner

 

Enclosures: EE-1 or EE-2