Entity: Department of Labor

Records Show Nearly $60,000 in Staff Costs for Swing State Travel of Trump EPA and Labor Chiefs

March 15, 2021
Trips to swing states ahead of the election by former EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler and former Labor Secretary Eugene Scalia cost taxpayers nearly $60,000 in staff travel and expenses.

Investigations Update: Covid-19 Outbreaks in Meatpacking Facilities, New Arizona Voting-Restriction Bills

March 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into worker safety and health in meatpacking facilities during the coronavirus pandemic, voting restrictions in the states, and Stephen Miller’s influence over immigration policy.

FOIA Request to DOL Seeking Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

February 24, 2021
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking communications between former top agency officials and representatives of meat-processing companies or trade associations.

FOIA Request to OSHA Seeking Communications with Meat Industry Representatives

February 24, 2021
FOIA request to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration seeking communications between former top agency officials and representatives of meat-processing companies or trade associations.

FOIA to OPM and OSHRC Regarding Political Appointees Converting to Career Status

January 15, 2021
FOIA request to the Office of Personnel Management and the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission seeking records for political appointees converting to career status, including resumes and SF-50 forms.

DOL Records of High-Ranking Officials’ Trip Expenses to Swing States

December 21, 2020
Records from the Department of Labor in Response to American Oversight's request for expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.

Letter to Multiple Agencies Concerning Federal Workers’ Whistleblower Rights

December 21, 2020
Government Accountability Project and American Oversight joint letter to 25 federal agencies concerning the whistleblower rights of federal workers and agency responsibility to inform them of their rights during presidential transitions of power.

DOL Records Regarding Emails Between Agency Officials and Stephen Miller’s Staff

December 4, 2020
Records from the Department of Labor in response to American Oversight's request for email communications between high-ranking agency officials and White House Senior Advisor Stephen Miller.

DOL Records Regarding Casino Magnate Steve Wynn

November 19, 2020
Department of Labor (DOL) records in response to American Oversight's request for communications with the White House about Trump donor and casino magnate Steve Wynn. A previous American Oversight FOIA request revealed that the White House requested a Department of Justice meeting about Wynn litigation.

DOL Records of Communications Regarding Investigations into BIE Staff Fatalities

November 16, 2020
Records from the Department of Labor in response to American Oversight's request for any final reports related to an investigation into reported BIE staff fatalities following the closing of schools in March 2020.