OATH decisions are public unless there is a legal basis to seal information.
Pursuant to OATH rule 1-49(d), OATH decisions are published without redaction, unless the ALJ finds a legally recognized ground to omit information from a decision.
ALJ Lewis granted respondent's request to redact her name from a published decision pursuant to subsection (d) of this rule due to the personal and sensitive nature of her testimony, in particular, testimony about personal health issues and health issues of her daughter. Dep't of Sanitation v. Anonymous, OATH Index No. 181/11 (Dec. 9, 2010).