Items Tagged with 'Federal Employees Compensation Act'



Federal Employees’ Compensation Act reform

Lawmakers seek to amend the federal workers’ compensation system. Can they strike a fair balance?
The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act has had no significant changes for 40 years. Now, policymakers and politicians are debating how to balance appropriate use of taxpayer funds with ensuring injured workers receive appropriate benefits.
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Reeforming Workers hearing

House hearing debates federal workers’ comp system

Washington – How can the federal workers’ compensation system balance the needs of injured workers with the wise use of taxpayer funds? The question was debated during a May 20 hearing convened by the House Workforce Protections Subcommittee.
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Changes to federal worker disability program under debate

Washington – The Department of Labor claims proposed changes to its Federal Employees’ Compensation Act program would create a more equitable system, but some experts at a July 10 House hearing warned that the changes could drastically affect injured federal workers.
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