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Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Energy

January 21, 2011

Memorandum of Understanding between the U.S. Department of Labor and the U.S. Department of Energy

This Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) serves to set forth the authorities, responsibilities, and procedures by which the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Department of Energy (DOE) will conduct statutorily mandated activities required to assist with claims processing under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA). EEOICPA provides for timely, uniform, and adequate compensation of covered employees and, where applicable, survivors of employees suffering from illnesses incurred by the employees in the performance of duty.