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CALL TO ACTION: Kentucky Pension Rally
Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
JCAESP/AFSCME Building Rep Training Session
Jefferson County Association of Educational Support Personnel
9/22/17 - PBC Bargaining Update
Communications Workers of America Local 3181
Upcoming Teamsters National Freight ABF Contract Negotiations-Proposals
Teamsters Local 492
Teamster UPS Screening Committees & Two-Person Review Scheduled
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Benefits Review Board (BRB)
Updated On: Mar 05, 2013

The Department of Labor’s Benefits Review Board was created by Congress in 1972 to review appeals of administrative law judges’ decisions arising under the Black Lung Benefits Act, Title IV of the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act, 30 U.S.C. §901 et seq., and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act, 33 U.S.C. §901 et seq., and its extensions, including the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act, 43 U.S.C. §1331 et seq., the Defense Base Act, 42 U.S.C. §1651 et seq., and the Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act, 5 U.S.C. §8171 et seq. The Board has authority to resolve appeals under these statutes, filed by any party-in-interest, which raise a substantial question of law or fact, and it reviews the decisions of administrative law judges in order to determine whether the findings are supported by substantial evidence and are in accordance with law. The Board’s decisions may be appealed to the U.S. Courts of Appeals in the circuit where the injury arose, and from there to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Board, by statute, consists of five Members appointed by the Secretary of Labor, one of whom is designated as Chairman and Chief Administrative Appeals Judge. Consistent with its statutory mandate, the Board’s mission is to issue decisions on the appeals pending before it with expediency, consistency and impartiality.       

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General Election Candidates Conference Call
Sep 26, 2017
1.857.232.0156 conference code: 608241W
Local 12 Election: Candidates Conference Call
Sep 27, 2017
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MSHA Lunch and Learn - Preparing for End of Year
Sep 27, 2017
MSHA 7W206 & 7w204
General Election Candidate Forum and Meet and Greet MSHA
Sep 27, 2017
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Membership Meeting
Sep 28, 2017
Patriot’s Plaza II Patriot’s Plaza 375 E. Street, SW 12th Floor room 12-100 Washington D.C. 20024
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