Battelle Lab employees get help on compensation

A Special Exposure Cohort has been approved for former Battelle Laboratories employees, making it easier for them to collect $150,000 if they worked at the Columbus, Ohio, facility for at least six months between July 1, 1956 and Dec. 31, 1970 and later developed one of 22 qualifying types of cancer.

For more information, check out the Energy Employees Occupational Illness and Compensation Program or contact the Department of Labor’s Resource Center at 1-866-363-6993.

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