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Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC)

District Office 11 - 2018 Training Schedule

Sponsored by: U. S. Department of Labor
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)
Kansas City District Office

Training Location for All Classes:

Two Pershing Square Building
2300 Main Street, 10th Floor
Room 1045/1046
Kansas City, MO 64108

Hours: 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM, unless otherwise specified

I. Basic Workshop for Compensation Specialists

Training Dates:

March 14th through March 15th
June 20th through June 21st
October 17th through October 18th

Cost: There is no tuition charge for the course. The instructor will provide instructional material. However, the employing agencies must cover travel expenses and per diem costs for their participants.

Qualifications: This two day basic course workshop is intended for those persons within Federal agencies who process claims filed under the provisions of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act. Experienced personnel from the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs will conduct the workshop. Participants will have ample opportunity to practice the skills that are essential to the training. Workshop procedures will enable the participants to learn intricate facets of compensation law and philosophy.

Objectives: It is anticipated that as a result of the workshop there will be a significant reduction in the time it takes to process a claim and that a closer working relationship will be established between the Kansas City District Office and agency personnel.

Space: Due to the structure of this workshop, limited space is available - approximately 20 people per class. Therefore, it is important that your application be submitted at the earliest possible time with the required supervisory approval. You should email your response; or, if mailing, you should call our office one-week after sending it to ensure that it has been received. The workshop is subject to cancellation if enrollment is not sufficient.

Registration: Click here to download the registration form.


II. Workshop for Supervisors

We conduct a Workshop for Supervisors that is approximately 2 hours in length and provides a general overview of supervisory responsibilities, compensation law, philosophy, benefits and common claim forms.