Skip to page content
Office of the Solicitor

Privacy Act Systems - DOL/OALJ-1

DOL/OALJ-1

SYSTEM NAMES:

Office of Administrative Law Judges Case Tracking System (CTS).

SECURITY CLASSIFICATION:

None.

SYSTEM LOCATION:

U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ), 800 K St., NW, Washington, DC 20001.

CATEGORY OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:

Claimants, complainants, respondents, and other party litigants in cases before the OALJ for hearing and decision.

CATEGORY OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:

Records include information and pertinent data gathered from case files and court filings, necessary to hear and decide cases.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. 553, 554, 556, 557, 571 et seq.; Age Discrimination Act of 1975, 42 U.S.C. 6103; 29 CFR part 34; Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 42 U.S.C. 12101 et seq.; 29 CFR part 34; Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. 2000d‑1; 29 CFR part 31; Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7622; 29 CFR part 24; Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, 29 U.S.C. 801‑999 (Supp. V 1981); 20 CFR part 676 (1990); Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, 42 U.S.C. 9610; 29 CFR part 24; Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008, 15 U.S.C. 2087; 29 CFR part 1983; Contract Disputes Act, 41 U.S.C. 601 et seq.; 41 CFR part 29 ‑ 60; 48 CFR 2933.203.70; Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, 40 U.S.C. 327 et seq.; 29 CFR part 6; Copeland Act, 40 U.S.C. 276c; 29 CFR part 6; Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act, Title VIII of the Sarbanes Oxley Act, 18 U.S.C. 1514A; 29 CFR part 1980; Davis‑Bacon Act, as amended, 40 U.S.C. 276a‑276a‑7; 29 CFR part 6; Debt Collection Act of 1982, 31 U.S.C. 3711(f); 29 CFR part 20; Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, 12 U.S.C. 5567; 29 C.F.R. part 1985; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. 1682; 29 CFR part 34; Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988, 29 U.S.C. 2005; 29 CFR part 801, subpart E; Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, 29 U.S.C. 1132 and 1135; 29 CFR parts 2560 and 2570; Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 5851; 29 CFR part 24; Equal Access to Justice Act, 5 U.S.C. 504; 29 CFR part 16; E.O. No. 11,246, as amended, 3 CFR 339 (1964‑1965 Comp.) reprinted in 42 U.S.C. 2000e app.; 41 CFR parts 60‑1 and 60‑30; Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 211(d); 29 CFR part 530, subpart E; Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 214(c); 29 CFR part 525; Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 216(e); 29 CFR part 580; Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 218(C), as added by Affordable Care Act of 2010, P.L. 111-148, 1558; Title IV of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, as amended, 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq.; 20 CFR parts 410, 718, 725 and 727; Federal Railroad Safety Act, 49 U.S.C. 20109; 29 CFR part 1982; Federal Unemployment Tax Act, 26 U.S.C. 3303(b)(3), 3304(c); Federal Unemployment Tax Act (addressing agreements under the Trade Act of 1974, as amended), 26 U.S.C. 3302(c)(3); 20 CFR part 617; Federal Water Pollution Control Act, 33 U.S.C. 1367; 29 CFR part 24; FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, 21 U.S.C. 399d; 29 C.F.R. part 1987; Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(H), 1184 and 1186; 29 CFR part 501, subpart C; Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(15)(H), 1182, 1184, 1188, 1288(c); 20 CFR part 655; Immigration and Nationality Act, as amended, 8 U.S.C. 1182(a)(5)(A); 20 CFR part 656; Labor‑Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959, 5 U.S.C. 7120; 29 CFR part 458; Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq. (and its extensions - the Defense Base Act, Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, District of Columbia Workmen's Compensation Act, 36 D.C. Code 501 et seq., and Non-appropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act); 20 CFR parts 701, 702 and 704; McNamara‑O'Hara Service Contract Act, as amended, 41 U.S.C. 351 et seq.; 29 CFR part 6; Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, 29 U.S.C. 1813, 1853; 29 CFR part 500, subpart F; Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, 49 U.S.C. 30171; National Apprenticeship Act, 29 U.S.C. 50; 29 CFR parts 29 and 30; National Transit Systems Security Act of 2007, 6 U.S.C. 1142; 29 CFR part 1982; Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002, 49 U.S.C. 60129; 29 CFR part 1981; Program Fraud Civil Remedies Act of 1986, 31 U.S.C. 3803; 29 CFR part 22; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 793; 41 CFR part 60‑741, subpart B; 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 794; 29 CFR part 32; Reorganization Plan No. 14 of 1950; and 29 CFR part 6; Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges, 29 CFR part 18; Safe Drinking Water Act, 42 U.S.C. 300j‑9(i); 29 CFR part 24; Single Audit Act of 1984, 31 U.S.C. 7505; OMB Circular Nos. A‑128 and A‑110; 29 CFR part 96, subpart 96.6; Seaman's Protection Act, 46 U.S.C. 2114; 29 C.F.R. part 1986; Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 503; 20 CFR part 601; Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6971; 29 CFR part 24; Surface Transportation Assistance Act, 49 U.S.C. 31105; 29 CFR part 1978; Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2622; 29 CFR part 24; Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4211, 4212; 41 CFR part 60‑250, subpart B; Wagner‑Peyser Act, as amended, 29 U.S.C. 49 et seq.; 20 CFR part 658; Walsh‑Healey Public Contracts Act, as amended, 41 U.S.C. 38; 41 CFR part 50‑203; Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century, 49 U.S.C. 42121; 29 CFR part 1979; Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, 29 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.;Workforce Investment Act of 1998, 29 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.; 20 CFR parts 652, 660 through 670; 29 CFR Part 37; other statutes, executive orders and regulations providing for an ALJ hearing as they may become applicable in the future.

PURPOSE(S):

To maintain the court docket for administrative law judge adjudications. The records and information in the case tracking system are used as the court docket system in administrative law judge hearings conducted pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552, 553, 554, 556 and 557 and/or a variety of particular statutes and Executive Orders. The purpose of the system is to facilitate the processing of cases and determination of issues in hearings and appeals proceedings.

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, information may be disclosed to contractors and other Federal agencies, as necessary, for the purpose of assisting this agency in further development and continuing maintenance of the system, or hearing-related functions. Since the proceedings conducted by the Office of Administrative Law Judges are public, court docket records are available for public inspection.

DISCLOSURE TO CONSUMER REPORTING AGENCIES:

None.

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

STORAGE:

Records are stored electronically.

RETRIEVABILITY:

Files are retrievable by case number and other searchable fields such as name of the party.

SAFEGUARDS:

Access is by authorized personnel only. Computer security safeguards are used for electronically stored data Printed extracts are destroyed when the report is no longer needed.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:

Records are retained for 50 years, in accordance with Records Schedule Number N1-074-09-02.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:

Director of Program Operations, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ), 800 K St., NW, Washington, DC 20001.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES:

Inquiries should be mailed to the System Manager.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:

A request for access should be mailed to the System Manager.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:

A petition for amendment should be mailed to the System Manager.

RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES:

Information contained in the system is obtained from the Office of Administrative Law Judge case files.

SYSTEM EXEMPTED FROM CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE ACT

None.