Post-incarceration employment options (Department of Corrections)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Corrections of Pennsylvania.
Multi Request Post-incarceration employment options and reports - September 2018
Due Sept. 27, 2018
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Pennsylvania Right to Know 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

Re: RTKL #1101-18

Dear Mr. Lipton,

This email acknowledges receipt by the Department of Corrections of your written request for records under the Pennsylvania Right-to-Know Law (RTKL). Your request was received by this office on October 5, 2018. Therefore, under the RTKL, a written response to your request is due on or before October 15, 2018. This response is provided pursuant to that requirement. This response is an interim response to your request. A final response will be sent at a later time as outlined below.

You are hereby notified that, for the reason set forth below, the Department will require an additional 30 calendar days, i.e. until November 14, 2018, in which to provide a final written response to your request:

· A legal review is necessary to determine whether the record requested is subject to access under the Act.

At this time, the Department is unable to provide you with an estimated cost to fulfill your current request if it is granted. Any actual or estimated fees will be identified in the Department’s future response.


Andrew Filkosky

Andrew Filkosky
Agency Open Records Officer


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