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Post-Closure Benefits

The Legacy Management Post-Closure Benefits (PCB) Program includes the development, implementation, and oversight of the Department’s policy concerning the continuation of contractor pension and medical benefits after the closure of applicable DOE sites/facilities. This includes oversight of the administration and management of legacy contractor benefits in a fiscally responsible and effective manner. The primary program objective is to ensure a seamless transition of benefits administration after closure. The Benefit Continuity Team (BCT) within Legacy Management is responsible for this program.

Legacy PCBs are benefits earned and accrued by contractor employees while in active employment at DOE facilities and are payable after their employment ends. They are
as follows:

Pension – A deferred compensation plan established and maintained by one or more employers to provide systematically for the payment of retirement income that are payable for life.

Retiree Medical and Life Insurance – These are commonly referred to by the industry as post-retirement benefits (PRB) other than pension. A PRB plan is a deferred compensation plan established and maintained by one or more employers to provide systematically for the payment of other retirement benefits including medical and life insurance.

Energy Employees Occupational Illness Program Act (EEOICPA) – For more information please contact the Department of Energy Environment, Health and Safety Office of Worker Advocacy exit_disc or the Department of Labor. exit_disc

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Last Updated: 3/23/2013