Entity: Department of Labor

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.

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.

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 Lobbying Group Ballard Partners

August 20, 2018
Department of Labor (DOL) 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.