OWCP, ECAB, SSA, EECO & Other Resources
OWCP – www.dol.gov/dol/esa/public/regs/compliance/owcp/fecacont.htm
Visit the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs website to view regulations and procedures, and to obtain forms for filing claims. Direct link to the FECA Procedure Manual.
ECAB – www.dol.gov/dol/ecab
Search case law from the Employees’ Compensation Appeals Board as well as the governing statute and regula- tions. Direct links to the applicable titles of the Code of Federal Regulations and the Federal Employees’ Compen- sation Act.
SSA – www.ssa.gov
Obtain useful information from the Social Security Administration’s website about applying for social security disa- bility and retirement benefits. Download social security forms.
EEOC – www.eeoc.gov
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s website provides information about illegal discrimination and the Freedom of Information Act.
Workplace Fairness – www.workplacefairness.org
A non-profit organization that provides information, education and assistance to individual workers and their advo- cates nationwide and promotes public policies that advance employee rights.
DISABILITY RESOURCES & ADA COMPLIANCE INFO – www.ada-experts.com
Extensive resource guide on the ADA, including links to newsletters, statues, and case law.
Office of Civil Rights – www.doc.gov/ocr/default.htm
MSPB & FLRA – www.fpmi.com
FMPI provides links to the Merit Systems Protection Board as well the Federal Labor Relations Authority.
Federal Employees Retirement System [FERS] – http://www.opm.gov/retire/html/library/fers.html
Civil Service Retirement System [CSRS] – http://www.opm.gov/retire/html/library/csrs.html
Forum for Injured Federal Workers – http://www.fedupfeds.org/
Federal Law Links – http://home.att.net/~armyretired/fedlaw.html
Economic Data and Links – http://www.csufresno.edu/Economics/econ_EDL.htm
Provides quick access to the latest economic statistics. The main part of the site is devoted to links to U.S. data sources covering population, labor force and earnings, income distribution, national income statistics, federal finance, monetary aggregates, interest rates, prices, exchange rates and trade. Also links to international sites of similar information. Also lists and links to pages that include this site on its list.
Federal Agencies – http://www.lib.lsu.edu/gov/fedgov.html
Unannotated index of Federal agencies on the Internet.
Federal Agencies – http://www.law.vill.edu/Fed-Agency/fedwebloc.html
Federal Internet Guide – http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/politics/govt/fedguide/fedguide.htm
The Washington Post has created a useful site that links to all branches of government (executive, legislative and judicial) while also linking to the independent agencies and government boards and commissions.
Federal Web Locator (villanova center) – http://www.law.vill.edu/Fed-Agency/fedwebloc.html
Connection to Federally-provided Web sites. Organized by branch of government.
GPO Access – http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/
Service of the U.S. Government Printing Office. Search capabilities to U.S. Code, Congressional Record, Congressional Reports, public laws, pending bills and all related government material.
GPO Gate – http://www.gpo.ucop.edu/
Provides access to federal full-text databases (examples): congressional bills, Congressional Directory, Congressional Record, Congressional Reports, Federal Register, Government Manual, History of Bills, House Calendars, Public Laws, Senate Calendars, USC.
Law Library of Congress – http://lcweb2.loc.gov/glin/lawhome.html
Links to online databases and guides to legal information worldwide.
MEL (Michigan Electronic Library) – Government, Politics and Law – http://mel.lib.mi.us/government/
The site to one of the most comprehensive gateways to federal and international government information. Arranged both geographically and thematically. Sites are also available alphabetically and the entire site is searchable. Specialized materials such as congressional and gubernatorial directories are available.
Colorado Bar Association: http://www.cobar.org/
Bureau of Labor Statistics – http://stats.bls.gov/
Bureau of the Census – http://www.census.gov/
Central Intelligence Agency – http://www.odci.gov/
Consumer Price Index – http://stats.bls.gov/cpihome.htm
Department of Commerce – http://www.doc.gov/
Department of Energy – http://www.doe.gov/
Department of Health and Human Services – http://www.os.dhhs.gov/
Department of Justice – http://www.usdoj.gov/
Department of Labor – http://www.dol.gov/
Department of State – http://dosfan.lib.uic.edu/
Department of the Treasury – http://www.ustreas.gov/menu.html
Energy Information Administration – http://www.eia.doe.gov/
The EIA is an independent statistical and analytical agency within the DOE. The site has a very comprehensive list of energy links.
Environmental Protection Administration – http://www.epa.gov/
Federal Aviation Administration – http://www.faa.gov/
Federal Bureau of Investigation – http://www.fbi.gov/
Federal Communications Commission – http://www.fcc.gov/
Federal Deposit Insurance Commission – http://www.fdic.gov/
Federal Labor Relations Authority – http://www.access.gpo.gov/flra/index.html
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago – http://www.frbchi.org/
A source for regional and national data on economic indicators, financial markets, speeches by Federal Reserve officials plus links to other regional FRB Internet sites.
Federal Reserve Bank of New York – http://www.ny.frb.org/
Links to news items, publications, research publications, statistical information, treasury bond and note statistics and savings bond information.
Federal Reserve Board – http://www.bog.frb.fed.us/
Complete guide to the Federal Reserve Board. Has general information about the Board, information on the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), gives access to Federal Reserve date at the Department of Commerce, and summary of Federal Reserve regulations. Links to other Federal Reserve banks, the FDIC, the Department of the Treasury, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and related Acts.
Health Care Financing Administration – http://www.hcfa.gov/
Resources on Medicare and Medicaid. Includes consumer and technical publications, state overviews, national legislative information.
Internal Revenue Service – http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/
National Archives – http://www.nara.gov/
National Institute of Statistics – http://www.nist.gov/
Patent and Trademark Office – http://www.uspto.gov/
Small Business Administration – http://www.sbaonline.sba.gov/
Securities and Exchange Commission – http://www.sec.gov/
Superintendent of Documents (Government Printing Office) – http://www.access.gpo.gov/su_docs/
United States Government Manual (1998/1999) – http://www.access.gpo.gov/nara/browse-gm.html
The latest version has been posted by the National Archives and Records Administration. The manual offers comprehensive information on the branches of the federal government, departments, offices and related bodies. Each department or office entry is listed separately and include an overview and contact information.
White House – http://www.whitehouse.gov/
Excellent overall site to government information.