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Oversight hearings on the Longshoremen"s and Harbor Workers" Compensation Act. Supplement

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor Standards.

Oversight hearings on the Longshoremen"s and Harbor Workers" Compensation Act. Supplement

hearings before the Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, first session ... held in Washington, D.C., on November 13, 14, 15, and 27, and December 6, 1979.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor Standards.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Stevedores -- United States.,
    • Workers" compensation -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • Stevedores -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E348 1979d Suppl
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 57 p. ;
      Number of Pages57
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4239572M
      LC Control Number80604153

      If they can't, the Board will hold hearings in front of a workers' compensation law judge. The judge takes testimony and reviews your medical records and wages. The judge then decides the issue, and sets the amount of any award. Either side may appeal the judge's decision. This must be done in writing within 30 days of the decision. Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) of — a federal law that provides no-fault workers compensation benefits to employees other than masters or crew members of a vessel injured in maritime employment—generally, in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel.

      Stephens & Stephens is a top law firm specializing in representing clients under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA). Check out our comprehensive guide that includes maximum compensation rates, eligibility, and more, or give us a call at for assistance. S. (th). A bill to amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to improve the compensation system, and for other purposes. In , a .

        S. 38 (98th). An act entitled the "Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Amendments of ". In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. In any worker’s compensation act there is a maximum compensation rate. Even if the person makes $4, a week, under the state act, for example, depending on the year the person is injured, the compensation is somewhere in the $ to $ range currently. For the longshore workers, the compensation is much higher.


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Oversight on the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, on oversight on the administration of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, Septem [United States.

OVERVIEW. What is the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) is a federal law that provides for the payment of compensation, medical care, and vocational rehabilitation services to employees disabled from on the job injuries that occur on the navigable waters of the United States, or in adjoining areas customarily.

The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. §§ –, commonly referred to as the "Longshore Act" or "LHWCA" is statutory workers' compensation scheme enacted in Initially, it provided coverage to employees injured only on navigable waters of the United States.

Today, it provides coverages to certain maritime workers, including most dock workers. All powers, duties, and responsibilities vested by this Act, on the date of enactment of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Amendments of [enacted Oct.

27, ], in the deputy commissioners with respect to such hearings. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its extensions, administered by the U. Department of Labor's Employment Standards Administration, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, provide medical benefits, compensation for lost wages, and rehabilitation services to employees who are injured during the course of employment or contract an occupational disease.

Basic Act. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA)(33 U.S.C. sections ) was passed in to provide compensation payable by an employer to an employee, or the employee's dependents, for disability or death due to an injury. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act is a federal workers’ compensation statute that covers longshoremen, harbor workers, people engaged in ship repair, shipbuilding, and anything else that might happen at a marine terminal, peer, dock, etc.

Hearing loss under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, as extended by the Defense Base Act, is compensated under Section 8(c)(13) as a scheduled injury, resulting in a scheduled award.

It is a traumatic injury in that the harm occurs immediately upon exposure. The Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA) and its extensions, all associated federal regulations, DLHWC procedure manual and related reference materials. LHWCA and Extensions.

Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act - Law; Code of Federal Regulations Part. The United States Longshore And Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (USL&HWCA) was enacted by legislation in It is a federal workers compensation law that applies to maritime employees who work on or over navigable waters in or adjacent to the United States.

However, it does not apply to sailors, seamen, masters and crews of any ship. This report has been prepared pursuant to the Chief Financial Officers Act of (P.L. ) for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the direction of OMB Bulletin and pursuant to the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Amendments of (P.L.

) i. The Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act is a federal law that provides for the payment of compensation, medical care, and vocational rehabilitation services to workers (and their survivors in the case of a work-related death) disabled from injuries on the job and that occur on the navigable waters of the United States, or in adjoining.

The failure of state workers compensation statutes to address longshore exposures coupled with court rulings denying state workers compensation benefits to maritime employees injured upon United States navigable waters (considered federal jurisdiction) prompted the U.S.

Congress in to pass the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act (LHWCA). When injuries do occur, workers may be compensated under the Longshore & Harbor Workers Compensation Act. In most cases, The Act takes the place of any state workers compensation program, because the employers have to be specifically insured for the longshore activities by insurance carriers who specialize in this type of insurance.

The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA) requires that private-sector firms provide workers’ compensation coverage for their employees engaged in longshore, harbor, or other maritime occupations on or adjacent to the navigable waters of the United States The rights of such an employee and the employee's dependents under the federal `Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act,' 98 Stat.33 U.S.C.

et seq., are the exclusive remedy against the employer for that injury, occupational disease, or death." Effective 9/22/ Oklahoma –. If you are a longshoreman or harbor worker who has suffered an injury on the job, you may deserve compensation under the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Act.

Speak with a lawyer from Joe Miller Law, Ltd., about your rights under this law and how we can help you pursue the financial assistance you need by calling our offices at ( § Compensation for disability § Compensation for death § Determination of pay § Guardian for minor or incompetent § Notice of injury or death § Filing of claims § Payment of compensation § Invalid agreements § Assignment and exemption from claims of creditors § Lien against compensation.

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The Longshore Act covers “maritime” employees (and there’s a library of case law trying to decide what that means) as opposed to “local” workers covered by state law.

The most important difference for employers is that state workers’ compensation laws and the Longshore Act .Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Special Fund Financial Statements and Independent Auditors' Report Septem and