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Department of Labor

Utilize Fax to Scan technology for OWCP documentation

Currently, we have to mail documentation to OWCP's central mailroom to process documents. The mailroom then turns around and scans the documents for OWCP. There is technology that allows you to scan a document which is then converted into a scanned document on the other end. Better yet, allow us to scan and upload the documentation directly to a case.

Because the documents are often "lost" we prefer to use certified... more »

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Legislative Branch

Worker's Compensation Savings

I have three ideas - one is quick and easy, the other two will take some work.

1) Get rid of the 3/4 rate for work comp payments. Set all employees payments at the 2/3 rate. This would provide equity across all employees, reduce costs, and be in line with state comp systems. It would also encourage peopel to go back to work, because in getting 3/4 of your pay tax free to stay off, you often make more than going to work... more »

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