Entity: Department of Labor

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.

FOIA to DOL for Records of Expenses from Trips to Swing States

November 12, 2020
FOIA request to Department of Labor seeking records reflecting expenses incurred from trips of top officials to swing states in the run-up to the 2020 election.

FOIA to OSHA Seeking Emails Related to Investigations into BIE Staff Fatalities

October 30, 2020
FOIA to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for any final report related to an investigation into reported BIE staff fatalities following the closing of schools in March 2020.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Coronavirus Talking Points and Background Materials

October 27, 2020
The Department of Labor stated it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for all final talking points or background materials prepared for any congressional briefings or hearings or press engagements by leadership officials regarding the coronavirus outbreak.

DOL Communications Concerning White House Distinguishing Between Officials Based on Political Loyalty

October 11, 2020
Records from the Department of Labor in response to American Oversight's request for communications of White House liaisons regarding any efforts to target officials based on perceptions of insufficient political loyalty to the president.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Communications with Industry Groups

September 29, 2020
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with industry groups, some of which had lobbied against worker protections against coronavirus.

DOL Communications with External Entities

September 14, 2020
Department of Labor records in response American Oversight's request for email communications between top officials at the Department of Labor and external entities.

No Records Response from OSHA Regarding Communications with Industry Groups

September 10, 2020
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration indicated it no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications between top officials and representatives of industry groups.

Investigations Update: Attorney General Barr’s Conduct, Airline Industry Influence, and Trump’s Suggestion to Postpone the Election

August 25, 2020
See the latest in our investigations into William Barr’s politicization of the Justice Department and industry’s influence over pandemic relief fund allocation.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Communications with Federalist Society Co-Chairman Leonard Leo

August 21, 2020
The Department of Labor stated that it has no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications with Vice President and current Co-Chair of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Leonard Leo.