Topic: Consumer and Worker Protections

Investigations Update: Postal Service Sabotage, Covid-19 Operation Warp Speed, and Portland Protest Deployment Costs

August 18, 2020
See the latest in our investigations of the Trump administration's attacks on the U.S. Postal Service, the struggling federal response to the coronavirus pandemic, and the taxpayer resources used to deploy federal agents to suppress racial justice protests in Portland.

FOIA to OSHA Seeking Communications with External Entities

August 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration seeking communications between top officials and external entities.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with External Entities

August 17, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking communications between top officials and external entities.

No Records Response from NSD Regarding Federal Employee Unions

August 12, 2020
The Department of Justice's National Security Division stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for records concerning restriction of federal employee unions following TrumpÕs memo authorizing the Secretary of Defense to exclude Department of Defense employees from union representation.

FOIA to DOL Seeking Communications with External Entities

August 11, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Labor seeking communications between top officials and external entities.

FOIA to OSHA Seeking Communications with External Entities

August 11, 2020
FOIA request to the Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration seeking communications between top officials and external entities.

No Records Response from DOL Regarding OSHA Study of Asbestos in Johnson & Jonson Baby Powder

July 29, 2020
The Department of Labor stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for OSHAÕs study of Johnson & Johnson baby powder, which confirmed previous studyÕs findings of the presence of asbestos in the powder.

ED Records in Response to Requests for Congressional Communications on Gainful Employment

July 15, 2020
A list of records from the Department of Education in response to American Oversight's request for congressional communications about the Gainful Employment rule.

Investigations Update: Militarization of Police, Covid-19 in Migrant Detention Centers, and Barr’s Political Interference

July 14, 2020
Here’s a look at the investigations our team has been pursuing through public records requests in the last week.

No Records Response from ED on Office of Civil Rights Staffing Data

June 30, 2020
The Department of Education stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for data on staffing levels in the agency's Office of Civil Rights. This request sought additional staffing data to that of records previously released to American Oversight.