Entity: Department of Labor

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding Ivanka Trump’s Use of Personal Email

November 20, 2018
FOIA to multiple agencies seeking communications with the agencies, the White House, and Ivanka Trump’s law firms regarding Ivanka Trump and her use of personal email.

Watchdog Calls for Congressional Investigation of Ivanka Trump’s Private Email Server

November 20, 2018
Less than a day after the Washington Post published a report detailing Ivanka Trump's extensive use of personal email to conduct official government business, American Oversight called for a congressional investigation.

Ivanka Trump Email Investigation Sparked by American Oversight FOIAs

November 19, 2018
FOIA requests filed by American Oversight prompted the discovery by White House officials that Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Trump and a top adviser to the president, used personal email to communicate with federal agencies on hundreds of occasions, the Washington Post reported on November 19, 2018.

DOL Secretary Alex Acosta Calendars

October 30, 2018
Department of Labor calendars for Secretary Alex Acosta. Includes entries from May through July 2017.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Ballard Partners

October 4, 2018
No records response from the Department of Labor for request for communications with Ballard partners.

DOL Communications with Plaintiffs Regarding Contraception Coverage

September 28, 2018
Department of Labor communications regarding contraception with plaintiffs in lawsuits over the ACA's birth control mandate.

DOL Senior Political Appointee Calendars

August 31, 2018
Department of Labor calendars for Wayne Palmer, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Mine Safety and Health Administration, and former Chief of Staff to the Secretary. Calendar entries span the timeframe of September to November 2017. American Oversight also obtained calendars for Nathan Mehrens, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy.

DOL Communications With Ballard Partners

August 20, 2018
Department of Labor records related to communications with Ballard Partners, a lobbying group run by a Trump fundraiser. These records are from DOL's Office of Assistant Secretary for Policy.

DOL Records Regarding Employee Spending at Trump-Owned Properties

August 18, 2018
Department of Labor records related to employee spending at Trump-owned properties. Although American Oversight also requested records of ethical guidance, these records contain only receipts and emails from a trip where a DOL employee stayed at a Trump-owned hotel in Miami.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with Ballard Partners

August 13, 2018
FOIA to DOL seeking communications involving any employee or representative of Ballard Partners (@ballardfl.com), including, but not limited to, Brian Ballard, Sylvester Lukis, Dan McFaul, Rebecca Benn, and Justin Sayfie. Ballard Partners lobbies on behalf of GEO Group, which owns and operates private prisons, immigration-detention centers. American Oversight submits this FOIA to shed light on the nature of their lobbying efforts.