Entity: Department of Labor

In the Documents: Ballard Partners Communications with Labor Department Regarding Investigation into Client

March 3, 2020
The fast-growing Ballard Partners lobbying firm has close ties to the Trump administration.

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.

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.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with Federalist Society Co-Chairman Leonard Leo

February 19, 2020
FOIA Request to the Department of Labor (DOL) seeking records reflecting communications with Vice President and current Co-Chair of the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies, Leonard Leo.