Entity: Department of Labor

New Lawsuit: How Much are Cabinet Officials Spending on Office Upgrades

March 14, 2018
After uncovering new details about office renovation expenses at HUD and the EPA, American Oversight filed a broad, multi-agency lawsuit to find out how much taxpayer money senior Trump administration officials – including Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross – have spent to upgrade their personal offices. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Office Renovation Expenses

March 14, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight against 16 federal agencies seeking records of expenditures made to upgrade or renovate the offices of senior political appointees. 

Complaint: American Oversight v. Multiple Agencies – Senior Official Calendars

March 8, 2018
Lawsuit filed by American Oversight seeking calendars for senior political appointees at Commerce, Education, EPA, DOE, DHS, Interior, Labor, DOT, HHS, HUD, SBA, State, Treasury, and USDA.

DOL Oaths of Office Signed by Political Appointees

February 5, 2018
Records of Oaths of Office from Department of Labor. (MULTI-18-0028)

FOIA to DOJ Regarding Sessions’ Possible Role in Comey Firing

January 29, 2018
FOIA to DOJ following reports that Sessions tried to get find negative information about Comey prior to his firing seeking communications between the AG office and the White House containing the terms “Comey” or “FBI Director” in the subject line or body text of the email sent from May 1, 2017, to (and including) May 8, 2017.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

Records From DOL’s Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy Containing Calendars

January 16, 2018
Records from DOL's Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy in response to a FOIA request for a number of individuals' calendars. This production consists of Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy Nathan Mehrens' calendars.

Records From DOL Regarding Ford

November 29, 2017
A production of four documents from DOL in response to two FOIA requests regarding Ford. One FOIA request regarded communications with WH, and one with outside entities. These records are a combined response to both FOIAs.

FOIA to DOL for Updated Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

November 28, 2017
Updated FOIA request to DOL seeking resumes and job titles for political appointees hired by President Trump after April 12, 2017. This FOIA updates a previous request submitted by American Oversight seeking this information.

Labor Department Ivanka Trump Emails

November 7, 2017
Records from the Department of Labor containing emails with Ivanka Trump or her staff during the time period in early 2017 before she became an official member of the White House staff.