Entity: Department of Labor

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

February 14, 2019
FOIA Request to multiple agencies lobbied by lobbying firm Ballard Partners seeking communications with Trump administration political appointees. Florida-based Ballard Partners has grown rapidly due to its connections with the Trump administration, and this request seeks to uncover Ballard's influence on the administration.

FOIA to DOL Regarding Analyses and Communications Related to the Tip Rule

February 14, 2019
FOIA to DOL seeking communications and final analyses of the impact of the tip rule proposed by the Department of Labor in December 2017.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements Prior to the Government Shutdown

February 7, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel from before the 35-day government shutdown.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications regarding Casino Magnate Steve Wynn

February 1, 2019
FOIA to Department of Labor regarding 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.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with Casino Magnate Steve Wynn

February 1, 2019
FOIA to Department of Labor regarding communications with Trump donor and casino magnate Steve Wynn. A previous American Oversight FOIA request revealed that the White House requested a Department of Justice meeting regarding Wynn litigation.

No Records Response from Department of Labor’s Plan Benefits Security Division Regarding Communications with Outside Groups About Affordable Care Act Rules


January 30, 2019
No records response from the Department of Labor’s Plan Benefits Security Division regarding communications with outside groups related to two interim Affordable Care Act rules.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Records of Reimbursements During the Government Shutdown

January 28, 2019
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking records of reimbursements given to appointees to expenses such as payments associated with travel, housing, the cost of government transportation, airfare, lodging, meals, per diem payments, rental vehicles, overtime payments, or any payments made via government-issued charge cards or travel during the government shutdown.

FOIA to DOL Seeking New Political Appointee Resumes and Job Titles

January 18, 2019
FOIA to DOL seeking resumes, job titles, SF-50s, and ethics waivers for political appointees who joined the administration or were assigned to new positions after the date of American Oversight’s previous request for this information submitted in late 2017.

DOL Records Regarding Office Renovation Expenses

December 21, 2018
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.

DOL Records Regarding the Conflict of Interest Rule

December 14, 2018
Department of Labor records regarding the Conflict of Interest rule, including an agency correspondence log from the Office of the Executive Secretariat and the Plan Benefits Security Division of the Office of the Solicitor.