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FOIA News: NY AG sues DOL after 2-month FOIA delay

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ICYMI, Underwood Sues US Dept. of Labor Over Lack of Response to FOIA Request

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed suit on Monday against the U.S. Department of Labor for not responding to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by her office in April.

By Dan M. Clark, NY Law J.Aug. 06, 2018

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed suit on Monday against the U.S. Department of Labor for not responding to a Freedom of Information Act request submitted by her office in April.

The lawsuit alleges that the federal agency has not responded to Underwood’s request for information on a new federal pilot program created to simplify payment of back wages owed by employers in accordance with the Fair Labor Standards Act without going through litigation.

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