Entity: Department of Labor

DOL Records Regarding Casino Magnate Steve Wynn

March 2, 2020
Department of Labor (DOL) records in response to American Oversight's request for 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.

News Roundup: Launching Our Investigation of Trump’s Authoritarian Purges

February 28, 2020
Loyalty over truth and political advantage over public service and safety are hallmarks of authoritarianism.

New Lawsuit Seeks Information on Stephen Miller’s Involvement in Public Charge Rule

February 26, 2020
The "public charge" rule gives immigration officials more power to deny green card applications to those deemed likely to use public assistance.

Complaint: American Oversight v. DOL, USDA, HUD, HHS – Stephen Miller Communications

February 26, 2020
American Oversight's lawsuit against the Departments of Labor, Agriculture, Housing and Urban Development, and Health and Human Services seeking records of White House Senior Adviser Stephen Miller's communications with officials at those agencies. These agencies will be affected by the administration's "public charge" rule, which allows immigration officials more power to deny permanent legal status or citizenship to applicants deemed likely to use public assistance.

FOIAs to Multiple Agencies Seeking Communications Regarding White House Efforts to Retaliate Against Officials Based on Political Loyalty

February 25, 2020
FOIAs to multiple agencies seeking communications of White House liaisons regarding any efforts to target officials based on perceptions of insufficient political loyalty to the president.

DOL Ethics Records and Emails Regarding Marco M. Rajkovich From 2019

February 24, 2020
The Department of Labor's Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission ethics records and emails regarding Marco M. Rajkovich. These records show that Rajkovich has recused himself from two cases and submitted a form to ethics intending to divest from the Company.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding Spending at Trump Properties

February 24, 2020
Department of Labor's Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy stated that it had no records of either ethics guidance regarding agency expenditures or agency spending at Trump-owned properties.

News Roundup: The Post-Impeachment Purge and the Knock of Authoritarianism

February 21, 2020
If news about White House complacency in the face of foreign election interference doesn’t get your attention, here are some other items for your consideration.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Requesting Communications About OSHA’s study of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

February 20, 2020
FOIA to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Labor (DOL) requesting communications about OSHA’s study of Johnson & Johnson baby powder, which confirmed previous study’s findings of the presence of asbestos in the powder.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Requesting OSHA’s study of Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder

February 20, 2020
FOIA to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Labor (DOL)requesting OSHA’s study of Johnson & Johnson baby powder, which confirmed previous study’s findings of the presence of asbestos in the powder.