Administrative Law Judges (ALJs) (Documents)

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For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-90-6

 

The Occupational Safety and Health Commission (OSHRC) is an independent agency charged with adjudicating contested citations and penalties brought against employers by the Occupational Safety and Health...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-88-5

 

Many cases over which administrative law judges, administrative judges, and other agency hearing officers preside do not involve broad regulatory issues and are often appropriately resolved by settlement....

PREAMBLE

At the request of the Office of Personnel Management, the Administrative Conference undertook a study of a series of issues relating to the roles of Federal administrative law judges (ALJs) and non-ALJ adjudicators, or administrative judges (AJs),...

For the project report click here: https://www.acus.gov/report/project-report-recommendation-78-2

 

For at least two decades the Social Security Administration’s hearings and appeals processes, particularly those for determining disability claims which account for 90 percent of all hearings, have been...

Recommendation

A.  Recruitment and Selection of Hearing Examiners

1. The Civil Service Commission should enlarge the base of recruitment and the number of qualified candidates available for appointment to hearing examiner positions by recognizing trial experience as one basis for qualification.

2. The Civil Service Commission should depart experimentally...

This is an independent study by the Office of the Chair of the Administrative Conference of the United States on the status and organizational placement of adjudicators in the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (Commission) federal sector hearing program. It focuses especially on the considerations the Commission would need to take into account in the event it decided to use...