|LC Classifications||HD7815.L62 U7 1935|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 25 p.|
|Number of Pages||25|
|LC Control Number||35021251|
OVERVIEW. 1. 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 used . 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). 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, 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 and maritime.
AN ACT To amend the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That subdivision (14) of section 2 of the Longshoremen's and Harbor Workers' Com-pensation Act be, and it is hereby, amended to read as follows. May 4, H.R. (th). To amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to provide a definition of recreational vessel for purposes of such Act. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act: A federal law that provides benefits for certain employees on docks, in shipping terminals, and in shipyards in the event that they become ill Author: Julia Kagan. THE MOST PRACTICAL, up-to-date and easy-to-understand guide to Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation claims. This guide is written in plain English by an attorney and provides a detailed analysis of relevant statutes and regulations; a complete recap of recent court decisions; and a full description of current practice and procedure.5/5(1).
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