Below are a few suggestions that will help achieve this goal.
Reword section 30.111 to remove the claimant's burden... more »
DCMWC currently only uses spirometry testing in Black Lung claims. These tests only show expiratory lung deficits. Lung volumes and diffusions need added to testing to adequately determine a miner's disability. Is there any reason these tests are not included? The regulations desperately need updated.
Update the lead standards: lower the acceptable blood lead level; take account of very short-term residential work.
As an HR professional for over 35 years, my biggest frustration is each sub-department/committee (OFCCP vs EEOC vs DOL overall) in the DOL has their own requirements for eligibility; in particular the number of employees (full-time vs part-time) and duration for records retention. Could the DOL review eligibility requirements and try to standardize just to make it easier to understand?
Addtional notification on when changes to wage determinations are made.
Addtional guidance and training resources for Contracting Officers for application of wage determinations and equiable adjustment of labor rates and health and welfare rates for Service Contracts.