Privacy Act Systems - DOL/ECAB-02
Employees' Compensation Appeals Board Disposition 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:
Final decisions and/or orders determining appeals of benefits claims under the Federal Employees' Compensation Act.
AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq.
To maintain formal records of appeal dispositions determined by the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board.
ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
Board final decisions and/or orders are public documents and are accessible to interested persons. Precedent setting decisions are sent to the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) for publication in an annual Volume, which is available for sale from the GPO, and deposited in over 500 Federal Depository Libraries throughout the country.
DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:
POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
Recent decisions are maintained in hard copy form in binders in the ECAB library; older decisions are published in bound volumes. Published volumes are also on deposit in designated Federal Depository Libraries, and on the ECAB'S Internet web-site.
Published decisions are indexed by appellant's last name, by category of medical condition and legal issue, by ECAB Docket number and by ECAB Volume number and page. Unpublished decisions are indexed by ECAB Docket number, and can be cross-referenced to appellant's name.
Access to ECAB Library and Decision Files is by request and available during regular office hours.
RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
Records are retained permanently.
SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
Chairman, Employees' Compensation Appeals Board, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210
Inquiries 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, name of appellant and approximate date of disposition. Alternatively, if disposition is known to be a published decision, inquiry should specify the Volume and page 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:
Appellants who wish to contest their Disposition Records should notify the System Manager in writing.
RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:
Records in this system are composed of formal, final decisions and/or orders of the Employees' Compensation Appeals Board.
SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT: