Privacy Act Systems - DOL/ECAB-01
Employees' Compensation Appeals Board Docket Records.
U.S. Department of Labor, Employees' Compensation Appeals Board, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210.
CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
Former or current Federal employees who appealed final decisions of the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Documents pertaining to appeals of final decisions rendered by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs arising under the Federal Employees Compensation Act, including incoming and outgoing correspondence, a summary of processing transactions, pleadings, motions, orders, and final disposition.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq.
To maintain records of appeals and track appeals through processing and disposition operations.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
In addition to those universal routine uses listed in the General Prefatory Statement to this document, ECAB decisions are sent for publication to the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and are available on ECAB's Internet web-site
DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Maintained in manual hard copy form in file folders; summary data maintained in computer based case tracking system.
Indexed by ECAB Docket case number, can be cross-referenced to individual's name.
Manual Docket records are maintained in a separate file room with access restricted to ECAB employees and which is locked during non-work hours.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Manual Docket records are retired to the National Records Center after three years; they are destroyed after 20 years. Historical computer records are stored permanently on diskette in a locked cabinet.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Chairman, Employees' Compensation Appeals Board, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210
Inquiries regarding records should be in the form of a written, signed request to the System Manager at the above address and should specify the ECAB Docket number.
RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
Information or assistance regarding access to ECAB Disposition Records may be obtained by contacting the Clerk of the Board, Employees' Compensation Appeals Board, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
Individuals who wish to contest their records should notify the System Manager in writing.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Records in this system contain information supplied by the appellant and Government officials involved in the appeals proceedings.
SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: