DoL Wage and Hour Division investigations

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Department of Labor of the United States of America.
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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any and all logs of investigations conducted by the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division during the period from January 1, 2010 through August 31, 2017. Please include all available segregable data points, including:

• the case or tracking number associated with the investigation
• the nature of the initial complaint
• the entities involved as the subject(s) of the investigation
• the status of the investigation (i.e. "pending," "open," "closed," etc.)
• any prescribed consequences as a result of the investigation

If any further clarification is necessary, please feel free to call me at the MuckRock office: 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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Karamoko, Arginia - SOL


Your request has been assigned to the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) with tracking number 839791. When they begin processing it, you will be able to track its progress at<>. If you need to contact them about it for any reason please submit your inquiry through<> or phone 202-693-1004. In addition, it would be helpful to include the tracking number in the Subject line of any submission to the agency or to have it available at the time of a call.


Arginia Karamoko
Government Information Specialist, Office of Information Services
Office of the Solicitor | Management & Administrative Legal Services
200 Constitution Ave., N.W., N-2420 | Washington, DC 20210
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From: Moreno, Michelle - WHD

Beryl C.D. Lipton,

Thanks for your email inquiring about your FOIA request. We do have your request. However, we have a large backlog and we are currently processing older requests. We may be able to start processing your request in approximately 20-30 business days.

Ms. Michelle Moreno
Phone: 202-693-1004

From: Beryl Lipton

Hello Ms. Moreno,

Thanks so much for the update. I'll follow up in a couple of months, and I hope you're well in the meantime.

Best wishes,

From: Davis, Donna M. - WHD

From: Department of Labor


Thanks for your inquiry about your request for FOIA investigative logs. Due to the Wage and Hour Division backlog on FOIA requests we have not started processing your request. However, some of the information you are requesting may be on the Enforcement Data website located at the follow address . Additionally, please note we generally do not release complaint information if release would invade privacy of the individual(s); therefore, that part of your request may withheld due to exemptions 6 and 7(C).

Ms. Michelle Moreno
Phone: 202-693-1350

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From: Department of Labor