Entity: Department of Labor

News Roundup: Casinos and Questions

May 10, 2019
Climate change, the Mueller report, and three new lawsuits.
Donald Trump and Matt Schlapp in 2018 (Photo: Gage Skidmore)

Lawsuits Seek Information on Whether Casino Magnates Have Cashed In on Relationships to Trump Administration

May 6, 2019
Two new lawsuits seek records related to Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, casino magnates and major Trump donors whose businesses have likely benefited from the current administration.

American Oversight v. DOL and DOJ – Steve Wynn Influence

May 6, 2019
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Department of Labor and the Justice Department to shed light on the influence the Steve Wynn has in the administration. The lawsuit was filed for records in following the reversal of a 2011 Labor Department rule that benefited Wynn.

DOL Records of Travel Costs During Government Shutdown

April 5, 2019
Department of Labor records showing reimbursements for travel costs during the 2018-2019 government shutdown.

DOL Emails Regarding Communications with Ballard Partners

March 30, 2019
U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Nathan Mehrens e-mail communications with Ballard Partners employee Justin Sayfie. DOL posted identical records on August 20, 2018 for a different FOIA.

FOIA to DOI Requesting Scheduling Communications for Acting Secretary David Bernhardt

March 26, 2019
FOIA to DOI requesting communications between scheduler and advance team personnel for Acting Secretary Bernhardt and external entities or individuals.

FOIA to DOL Requesting Records Reflecting Staffing Levels for Civil Rights Enforcement

March 25, 2019
FOIA to DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs seeking records reflecting staffing levels.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Civil Rights Enforcement Data

March 25, 2019
FOIA to DOL's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs seeking data related to civil rights complaints and investigations.

DOL Records Regarding Office Renovation Expenses

March 19, 2019
Department of Labor records in response to our request for communications and expenditures regarding office renovations. These records include invoices for a dining set, among other pieces of furniture.

No Records Response From DOL Regarding Birth Control Settlement Communications

March 15, 2019
No records response from the Department of Labor regarding the plaintiffs in the birth control mandate settlements.