2018 FOIA logs - DOL (U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau)

Russ Kick filed this request with the U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau of the United States of America.
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881847

Multi Request 2018 FOIA logs - DOL
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From: Russ Kick

To Whom It May Concern:

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

your agency's FOIA request log covering 2018, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.

Further, I request that this document be sent in any digital formats in which it exists (such as PDF and Excel). Under the terms of the E-FOIA Amendments of 1996, Section 5, if a document exists in electronic format, it must be released in that format upon request.

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.

Thank you for your assistance,

Russ Kick

From: U.S. Department of Labor - Women's Bureau

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request submitted electronically to the U.S. Department of Labor at: FOIARequests@dol.gov<mailto:FOIARequests@dol.gov>. Your request was received by the WB Agency FOIA Unit for processing on August 21, and assigned FOIA Tracking #881847. In your request, you asked for the following:

o Your agency's FOIA request log covering 2018, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.

The FOIA applies to existing records and does not require agencies to conduct research, or generate documents based on that research. The FOIA requires that agencies generally disclose responsive records unless agencies are required to withhold requested records, either in whole or in part, due to one or more of the nine established exemptions.

In response to your request the Women's Bureau is releasing in full an electronic copy of the FOIA log covering 2018, which includes a field showing the subject of each request and a field for the final disposition.

If you need any further assistance or would like to discuss any aspect of your request, you may contact Cheryl Edwards, WB FOIA Coordinator/FOIA Service Center Administrator via email: Womens.Bureau@DOL.GOV<mailto:Womens.Bureau@DOL.GOV>, or phone at 202-693-6735. Alternatively, you may contact DOL's FOIA Public Liaison, Thomas Hicks, at 202-693-5427; or the Office of Government Information Services National Archives and Records Administration (OGIS) to inquire about mediation services they offer. The contact information for OGIS is as follows: Office of Government Information Services, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001. You can also reach that office by email at ogis@nara.gov<mailto:ogis@nara.gov>; by phone at 202-741-5770, by fax at 202-741-5769, or by calling toll-free at 1-877-684-6448.

If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you may administratively appeal by writing to the Solicitor of Labor within 90 days from the date of this letter. The appeal must state in writing the grounds for the appeal, and it may include any supporting statements or arguments, but such statements are not required. In order to facilitate processing of the appeal, please include your mailing address and daytime telephone number, as well as a copy of the initial request and copy of this letter. The envelope and letter of the appeal should be clearly marked "Freedom of Information Act Appeal." Any amendment to the appeal must be made in writing and received prior to a decision. The appeal should be addressed to the Solicitor of Labor, Division of Management and Administrative Legal Services, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room N2420, Washington, DC 20210. Appeals may also be submitted by email to foiaappeal@dol.gov<mailto:foiaappeal@dol.gov>. Appeals submitted to any other email address will not be accepted.

Sincerely,

Women's Bureau FOIA Service Center
WB-FOIA@dol.gov<mailto:WB-FOIA@dol.gov>

U.S. Department of Labor
FOIARequests@dol.gov<mailto:FOIARequests@dol.gov>
www.dol.gov/foia<http://www.dol.gov/foia>

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