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The longshore harbor workers compensation act is a workers compensation that was first enacted in 1927, and covers maritime workers. This includes dock workers and maritime workers that are not covered by the Jones Act. The longshore harbor workers compensation act is ran by the Division of Longshore and Harbors Compensation, which is a division of the Office of Workers Compensation Programs of the United States Department of Labor.
Section 27 or more better known as the Jones Act is the section that deals with costal shipping and mandates that all goods that are transported by water between the US ports be carried in US flag ships, built in the United States, and owned by the US citizens, and crewed by US citizens and US per