Entity: Department of Labor

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Proposed Contractor Rule that may Discriminate Against LGBTQ Workers

October 23, 2019
The Department of Labor (DOL) stated that it had no records of communications between DOL officials and anti-LGBTQ groups. American Oversight sought these records to determine whether these groups influenced DOL's recently-proposed rule allowing federal contractors to cite religious defenses if accused of discriminatory employment practices.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Communications About Joint-Employer Proposed Rule

October 9, 2019
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records of external communications with large franchises regarding a joint-employer proposed rule.

News Roundup: The Public Needs Answers

October 4, 2019
The pressure on the president and his administration has been even further intensified thanks to the release of damaging text messages sent by government officials.

FOIA to Department of Labor Regarding Proposed Contractor Rule that May Discriminate Against LGBTQ Workers

September 30, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Labor (DOL) seeking sent communications between DOL officials and anti-LGBTQ groups to determine whether these groups influenced DOL’s recently-proposed rule allowing federal contractors to cite religious defenses if accused of discriminatory employment practices.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Contracts with Failed Nominees

September 10, 2019
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records that identified whether individuals nominated, but not confirmed, to high-level agency positions have contracts to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with Trump Campaign Interests

August 30, 2019
FOIA Request to Department of Labor seeking communications from agency officials to President Trump’s reelection campaign or other interests supporting the president’s reelection.

News Roundup: The Hatch Act and Freedom of Speech

August 16, 2019
New harsh immigration policies, weaker endangered species protections, and a lawsuit to protect the free speech rights of federal employees.

No Records Response from Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration Regarding Contacts with Failed Nominees

August 13, 2019
The Department of Labor and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration stated that it had no records of contracts with individuals nominated but not confirmed to high-level agency positions to perform the same or similar work for which they were unsuccessfully nominated.

FOIA to DOL Asking for Industry Communications about Joint-Employer Proposed Rule

August 12, 2019
FOIA to the Department of Labor for external communications with large franchises about a joint-employer proposed rule.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with the Office of the Vice President

August 7, 2019
FOIA to U.S. Department of Labor seeking all communications between certain high-level agency officials and certain senior officials in Vice President Mike Pence’s office.