Topic: Consumer and Worker Protection

Emails Reveal Meat Industry Influence Over Government’s Pandemic Response

September 16, 2020
As thousands of their workers were getting sick — and as companies shipped record amounts of meat overseas — meat industry executives were pleading with the USDA and even the CDC for help.

Covid-19 Oversight News: Scientific Integrity Concerns and Anti-Immigration Opportunism

September 14, 2020
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FOIA to CFPB Seeking Communications with Advance Financial

September 14, 2020
FOIA request to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeking communications between top officials and representatives of Advance Financial.

New Reports Find Billions in CARES Act Funding Went to Companies with Histories of Misconduct

September 10, 2020
Reports from Good Jobs First and Congress highlight the importance of rigorous oversight of coronavirus relief programs.

FOIA to USDA Seeking Communications with Mountaire Farms

August 25, 2020
FOIA request to the U.S. Department of Agriculture seeking top officials' communications with external entities, including representatives of the chicken production company Mountaire Farms.

FOIA to DHS Seeking Directives Implementing Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Homeland Security seeking records of directives regarding the implementation of work visa suspension.

FOIA to State Seeking Communications Regarding Exemptions to Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of State seeking records of communications regarding exemptions to work visa suspension.

FOIA to USCIS Seeking Directives Implementing Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services seeking records of directives regarding the implementation of a work visa suspension.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Directives Implementing Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking records of directives regarding the implementation of a work visa suspension.

FOIA to State Seeking Directives Implementing Work Visa Suspension

August 20, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of State seeking records of directives regarding the implementation of a work visa suspension.