U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Employment Standards Administration
Energy Employeesí Occupational Illness Compensation
Denver, CO 80202-5711
US DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
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]
†††† Employee SSN:
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.
Enclosures: EE-1 or EE-2