OSHA complaints/grievances against GEO Group (Region IX: San Francisco)

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Region IX: San Francisco of the United States of America.

It is a clone of this request.

Tracking # HQ03382
Est. Completion None
Status
Fix Required

Communications

From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All complaints and grievances submitted to Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding conditions in facilities or as part of work programs operating under GEO Group or any subcontractor hired as part of a GEO Group operation. Please also include any complaints that reference GEO Group. Please include all available data, including, if possible, the date the complaint was made, the nature of the complaint, the facility or program to which the complaint refers, and the manner in which the complaint was resolved. The following facilities, at the least, are relevant to this request:

Arizona State Prison - Florence West
Arizona State Prison - Phoenix West
Central Arizona Correctional Facility
Adelanto Detention Facility
Western Region Detention Facility at San Diego
Alhambra City Jail
Baldwin Park City Jail
Downey City Jail
Fontana City Jail
Garden Grove City Jail
Montebello City Jail
Ontario City Jail
Mesa Verde Community Correctional Facility
Leo Chesney Community Correctional Facility
McFarland Community Correctional Facility
Central Valley Modified Community Correctional Facility
Desert View Modified Community Correctional Facility
Golden State Modified Community Correctional Facility

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The documents being requested are a vital component of an ongoing journalistic investigation of public-private corrections partnerships, a critical element in the current discussion of our criminal justice system. The materials will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com and will by analyzed and contextualized by a representative of the news media/press. This request is made in the process of news gathering and is not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: Fossum, Melissa - OSHA

Please find the response to your FOIA requests. Please review and let me know if you have questions

v/r,
Melissa Fossum
Administrative Assistant
U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA
San Diego Area Office
550 West C Street, Suite 970
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-557-5921
Fax: 619-557-6001

From: Beryl Lipton

Please confirm receipt of the below, which we have been informed has been forwarded to your office.

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All complaints and grievances submitted to Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding conditions in facilities or as part of work programs operating under GEO Group or any subcontractor hired as part of a GEO Group operation. Please also include any complaints that reference GEO Group. Please include all available data, including, if possible, the date the complaint was made, the nature of the complaint, the facility or program to which the complaint refers, and the manner in which the complaint was resolved. The following facilities, at the least, are relevant to this request:

Arizona State Prison - Florence West
Arizona State Prison - Phoenix West
Central Arizona Correctional Facility
Adelanto Detention Facility
Western Region Detention Facility at San Diego
Alhambra City Jail
Baldwin Park City Jail
Downey City Jail
Fontana City Jail
Garden Grove City Jail
Montebello City Jail
Ontario City Jail
Mesa Verde Community Correctional Facility
Leo Chesney Community Correctional Facility
McFarland Community Correctional Facility
Central Valley Modified Community Correctional Facility
Desert View Modified Community Correctional Facility
Golden State Modified Community Correctional Facility

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The documents being requested are a vital component of an ongoing journalistic investigation of public-private corrections partnerships, a critical element in the current discussion of our criminal justice system. The materials will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com and will by analyzed and contextualized by a representative of the news media/press. This request is made in the process of news gathering and is not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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.

Sincerely,

Beryl C.D. Lipton

From: DIR PRA

It was received and logged June 29. Your PRA inquiry i.d. # is: HQ03382

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 26, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #HQ03382.

Thank you for your help.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on June 26, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #HQ03382.

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

From: DIR PRA

The status of this request has not changed since 7/8/2015. There is only one responsive record, and it is a case that is still open. When the case is closed and the documents ready, you will be notified.

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