Post-incarceration employment options (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Michigan.
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Multi Request Post-incarceration employment options and reports - September 2018


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Michigan Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

• All policies related to the employment and payment of incarcerated persons under the jurisdiction of this agency.

• The most recent report regarding currently-employed incarcerated persons under the jurisdiction of this agency. Please include all available segregable information, including the type of employment, the wage at which the employment occurs, and any other applicable information. Please do not include any personally identifying information.

• All reports regarding post-incarceration employment for individuals formally under the jurisdiction of this agency.

If no such reports exist and if reports with equivalent information also do not exist, confirmation of the fact that no data at all exists on this subject will suffice.

Please feel free to call the MuckRock office for further clarification: 617-299-1832.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl Lipton

From: Department of Corrections

Dear Ms. Lipton,

Please see that attached email below. A response relating to FOIA 18-1086 was sent on 9/28/18 @ 9:11 AM, to the email address provide on the original request.

Thank you,

Barbara Brown
FOIA Analyst/Assistant Coordinator
MDOC Office of Legal Affairs
Main: (517) 241-5239

Department of Corrections
FOIA Office
PO Box 30003
Eaton Rapids, MI 48827

October 3, 2018

This is a follow up to a previous request:

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Michigan Freedom of Information Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Sept. 20, 2018. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.

Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.

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From: Department of Corrections

Good Morning Ms. Lipton,

Two (2) responses relating to your FOIA request were sent. The first response was sent on Sept. 28, 2018, to email address<>, which was listed in your original request. We received an follow up email on Oct. 3, 2018, and another response was sent to you on Oct. 3, 2018, to email address<>, which was listed in your follow up email dated Oct. 3, 2018.

Please find attached a third (3) response relating to the FOIA request received by our office on Sept. 20, 2018. Can you please confirm receipt of this email to ensure you have received the response.

Thank you,

Barbara Brown
FOIA Analyst/Assistant Coordinator
MDOC Office of Legal Affairs
Phone: (517) 241-5239