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Privacy Act Systems - DOL/ARB-1

SYSTEM NAMES:

    Administrative Review Board Appeals Files-DOL ARB-1.

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:

    None.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

    Administrative Review Board, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20210

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

    Parties in cases which are before the Secretary, Deputy Secretary or other deciding officials of the Department and for which ARB is assigned responsibility.

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

    Information and decisions assembled in case files pertaining to proceedings relating to administrative adjudications of orders and decisions issued by Departmental officials and Administrative Law Judges.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:

    Surface Transportation Assistance Act of 1982, 49 U.S.C. app. 2305 (1988); Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5851 (1988); Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7622 (1988); Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. 1367 (1988); Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6971(a) (1988); Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300j-9(I) (1988); Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2622 (1988); Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9610 (1988); Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 801-999 (Supp. V 1981); Job Training Partnership Act, 29 U.S.C. 1501-1781 (1988); The Workforce Investment Act of 1998, 29 U.S.C. 2801 et seq., Davis-Bacon Act, 40 U.S.C. 270a (1994); McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act of 1965, as amended, 41 U.S.C. 351-358 (1988); Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, 29 U.S.C. 1813(b), 1853(b) (1988); Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 907(j) (1988); Walsh-Healey Public Contracts Act, as amended, 41 U.S.C. 35-45 (1988); Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. 6101-6107 (1988); Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 601-605 (1988); Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, 40 U.S.C. 327-332 (1988); Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1681-1686 (1988); Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988, 29 U.S.C. 2001-2009 (1988); Equal Access to Justice Act, 5 U.S.C. 504 (1988);

    Executive Order No. 11,246, as amended, 3 CFR 339 (1964-1965 Comp.) reprinted in 42 U.S.C. 2000e app. at 28-31 (1988); Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 203(m) and (t), 211(d), 214(c) (1988); Federal Unemployment Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. 3304; Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(H)(ii)(a), 1184(c), 1188 (1988); National Apprenticeship Act, 29 U.S.C. 50 (1988); Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, 31 U.S.C. 3801-3812 (1988); Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 793, 794 (1988); Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 503 (Supp. V 1987); Single Audit Act of 1984, 31 U.S.C. 7500-7507 (1988); Trade Act of 1974, as amended, 26 U.S.C. 3302; Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (1988); and any laws enacted after May 3,1996, which by statute, law or regulation provide for final decisions by the Secretary of Labor upon appeal or review of decisions or recommended decisions of ALJs.

PURPOSE:

    The records are maintained for use in adjudication of cases before the ARB.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:

    Disclosures may be made to District Courts or Courts of Appeals that are relevant to appeals from ARB decisions. ARB decisions are published on the ARB web-site by using a link to the Internet web-site maintained by the Office of Administrative Law Judges (ALJs)where the decisions are published.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:

    None.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, REMAINING AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

STORAGE:

    Maintained in manual form in file folders and containers, and with case tracking information in a computer system.

RETRIEVABILITY:

    Indexed by name of complainant, respondent, and docket number.

SAFEGUARD

    Kept in offices which are locked during non-work hours. Computer data are protected by use of a password.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

    After the ARB function is completed, case records are returned to Office of Administrative Law Judges or to the other originating office, except for Davis-Bacon or Service Contract Act cases which are retained at the Board. A file containing copies of decisions, orders and ARB correspondence related to the case is retained in the office files for ten years, and thereafter sent to the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) for permanent retention.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

    Chairman, Administrative Review Board, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20210

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE:

    Inquiries regarding records should be in the form of a written, signed request to the above address.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

    As in notification procedure.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

    As in notification procedure.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

    Records include information submitted by claimants, respondents, other parties in the case, Administrative Law Judges, government representatives and the deciding official.

SYSTEMS EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT:

    None.