U.S. DOL (WHD) Investigation Report

Corlyn Voorhees filed this request with the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division of the United States of America.
Tracking # 18-FOIA-00131
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From: Corlyn Voorhees

To Whom It May Concern:

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

The investigation narrative for Case ID: 1784916, an investigation into Goodwill Industries of Pioneer Valley located in Springfield, MA that took place from June 25, 2014 to June 24, 2016.

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.

Sincerely,

Corlyn Voorhees

From: Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

Hello:

Your request has been assigned to the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) with tracking number 848949. When they begin processing it, you will be able to track its progress at www.dol.gov/foia<http://www.dol.gov/foia>. If you need to contact them about it for any reason please submit your inquiry through WHD-FOIA@dol.gov<mailto:WHD-FOIA@dol.gov> 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.

Sincerely,

Arginia Karamoko
Government Information Specialist, Office of Information Services
Office of the Solicitor | Management & Administrative Legal Services
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
200 Constitution Ave., N.W., N-2420 | Washington, DC 20210
T: (202) 693-5531 | F: (202) 693-5389 | E: karamoko.arginia@dol.gov<mailto:karamoko.arginia@dol.gov>

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From: Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Corlyn Voorhees requests@muckrock.com
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 47596
411A Highland Ave
Somerville, MA 02144-2516

Ms. Voorhees:

This is in response to your Freedom of Information Act, (FOIA), request received here
January 10, 2018 and assigned ID # 848949. Please use this ID in future correspondence
regarding this request.

I have attached twelve (12) pages consisting of the investigator Narrative and
Compliance Action Report, (WH51), from the case(s) that you requested.

Investigatory files of the Wage & Hour Division are compiled for law enforcement

purposes and are protected, generally, from disclosure under Exemption 7 of the FOIA

and regulations in 29 CFR 70. Identities of certain individuals may be protected/redacted

for privacy reasons under Exemption 7(C), and 7(D) provides protection of records which

could reasonably be expected to identify confidential sources, irrespective of whether

that confidence was express or implied. Exemption 7(E) protects investigative techniques,

procedures, and guidelines where such disclosure could reasonably be expected to risk

circumvention of the law. Finally, certain commercial and/or financial information may be

redacted under Exemption 4 of the FOIA. For complete information on the FOIA, as well

as detailed explanations of each exemption, see: www.justice.gov/oip/foi-act.htm

Because no significant time or resources were expended in responding to this request,
there is no fee charged to you at this time.

Thank you for the opportunity to serve you.

Sincerely,

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Robert McMonagle, Compliance Enforcement
NE Regional Office - Wage Hour Division
170 S Independence Mall W Ste 850W
Philadelphia, PA 19106-3374
mcmonagle.robert@dol.gov
Phone & FAX: 267-687-4037

Service Concerns

If you need further assistance or would like to discuss any aspect of your request please

contact me at mcmonagle.robert@dol.gov or 267-687-4037. If I cannot assist you with

your concerns you can also contact the DOL FOIA Public Liaison, Thomas Hicks, at

202-693-5427. Alternatively, you may contact the Office of Government Information Services

National Archives and Records Administration (OGIS) to inquire about the mediation services

that they offer. Contact information for OGIS is:

Office of Government Information Services

National Archives and Records Administration

8601 Adelphi Rd

College Park, MD 20740-6001.

You can also reach that office by e-mail to ogis@nara.gov, by phone to 202-741-5770, by FAX

to 202-741-5769, or by calling toll-free; 1-877-684-6448.

Appeals Process.

If you are not satisfied with the response to this request, you may administratively appeal by
writing to the Solicitor of Labor within ninety (90) days from the date of this letter. The appeal
must state the grounds for the appeal, and 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 preferred telephone number, as well as a copy of your initial FOIA
request and a 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:

Solicitor of Labor, MALS

U.S. Department of Labor

200Constitution Ave NW, Rm N2420

Washington, DC 20210.

Appeals may also be submitted by email to foiaappeal@dol.gov. Appeals submitted to any
other email address will not be accepted.

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