Occupational Diseases, 1977: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Labor of the Committee on Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, First Session ... June 28, 29, and 30, 1977
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1978 - Government publications - 358 pages
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Page 327 - Administrator issued under section 14; (3) to discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding under or related to this Act, or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding or has served or is about to serve on an industry committee...
Page 327 - Any employee who believes that he has been discharged or otherwise discriminated against by any person in violation of this subsection may, within thirty days after such violation occurs, file a complaint with the Secretary alleging such discrimination. Upon receipt of such complaint, the Secretary shall cause such investigation to be made as he deems appropriate.
Page 327 - Secretary determines that the provisions of this subsection have been violated, he shall bring an action in any appropriate United States district court against such person. In any such action the United States district courts shall have jurisdiction, for cause shown to restrain violations of paragraph (1) of this subsection and order all appropriate relief including rehiring or reinstatement of the employee to his former position with back pay.
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Page 295 - Total disability benefits be paid for the duration of the worker's disability, or for life, without any limitations as to dollar amount or time.
Page 81 - These records must also be available in the establishment without delay and at reasonable times for examination by representatives of the Department of Labor and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, and States accorded jurisdiction under the Act.
Page 295 - The definition of permanent total disability used in most States be retained. However, in those few States which permit the payment of permanent total disability benefits to workers who retain substantial earning capacity, the benefit proposals be applicable only to those cases which meet the test of permanent total disability used in most States.
Page 152 - disablement' means the event of becoming so disabled as defined in subparagraph (a); (c) The term 'personal injury' shall include a disease or disability which is due to causes and conditions which are characteristic of and peculiar to the business of the employer and which arises out of and in the course of the employment.
Page 138 - Belfast' in R. Stat. Soc. Jn., xix, no. 2 (June 1856), pp 170-181. Industrialisation and Health in Belfast medically recognised.83 Ramazzini, in 1700, wrote: . . . those who hackel the flax and hemp to prepare it for being spun and wove, afford frequent instances of the unwholesomeness of their trade; for there flies out of this matter a foul mischievous powder, that entering the lungs by the mouth and throat, causes continual coughs and gradually makes way for an asthma,84 and closer to home, Thackrah,...
Page 76 - VI. Duration, Renewal and Termination This agreement shall take effect when accepted by all four parties and shall endure for four (4) years or until three parties have individually terminated it, whichever occurs first. This agreement may be renewed by mutual acceptance of the parties after four years from acceptance, or earlier if terminated in accordance with the terms of the agreement. This agreement may be terminated by any of the parties to it following 30 days advance written notice by that...