The operations of the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Program, Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, District Office (08) in Houston, Texas were affected by Hurricane Harvey. The Houston District Office will remain closed this week and will reopen as quickly as it can following this catastrophe. Some priority actions by the Houston District Office might be delayed during this crisis and scheduled informal conferences will be rescheduled when the office reopens for business. The staff will respond to requests as soon as possible once the office is connected back to our network. Harvey, now a Tropical Storm, is expected to cross the Louisiana border tomorrow morning.
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