Coal Mine Workers" Compensation

To provide benefits to coal miners who have become totally disabled due to coal workers" pneumoconiosis (CWP), and to widows and other surviving dependents of miners who have died of this disease.



Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - None.

Persons are encouraged to communicate with the district offices of the Office of Workers" Compensation Programs (OWCP), Division of Coal Mine Workers" Compensation (DCMWC).

Contact information is available at the following website: http://www.dol.gov/owcp/dcmwc/blcontac.htm.