Entity: Department of Labor

Administration-Wide Indifference Continues on How to Ethically Handle Spending Taxpayer Money at Trump Properties

April 6, 2020
Federal agencies still don't have official guidance on spending money at Trump-owned businesses.

News Roundup: Whose Stockpile, and Which States?

April 3, 2020
It shouldn’t be surprising that the president, who downplayed the crisis until just a few weeks ago, is once again avoiding taking responsibility.

FOIA Request to DOL Seeking Ethics Documents and Communications for Devon Westhill

March 26, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Labor seeking the resume and ethics documents for former official Devon Westhill, as well as communications with think tanks.

An Update on American Oversight’s Coronavirus Investigation

March 20, 2020
American Oversight has filed dozens of FOIA requests across the federal government and in several states as we look into the Trump administration’s mismanaged response to the coronavirus outbreak.

No Records Response from DOL of Communications Regarding Several Health Insurance Entities and Law Firms


March 17, 2020
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records of communications between anyone serving as Assistant Secretary for Policy and specific health insurance entities and law firms regarding federal rules concerning short-term, limited-duration health insurance plans.

No Records Response from DOL for Communications about White House Efforts to Retaliate Against Officials Based on Political Loyalty

March 11, 2020
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records responsive 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 Emails with White House Officials Involved in Coronavirus Response

March 11, 2020
The Department of Labor (DOL) stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records reflecting email communications between agency and White House officials involved in the federal government's response to the coronavirus outbreak.

No Records Response From DOL Regarding Birth Control Settlement Communications

March 10, 2020
No records response from the Department of Labor regarding the plaintiffs in the birth control mandate settlements.

DOL Response to Request for Records Regarding Rule that may Discriminate against LGBTQ Workers

March 9, 2020
Records from the Department of Labor in response to American Oversight's request for 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.

News Roundup: Rising Coronavirus Fears and Sinking Public Trust

March 6, 2020
The uncertainty and fear surrounding the coronavirus have laid bare the deadly consequences of President Donald Trump’s demand for obsequious loyalty and a refusal to take responsibility for mistakes.