Tag: Election

Mid-Term Elections and Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

By on November 7, 2018 in Pay & Benefits with 0 Comments
Mid-Term Elections and Federal Employee Pay and Benefits

The change in Congressional control of the House will result in a new emphasis on federal employee issues. Here is an overview.

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No, ICE Will Not Be Patrolling Voting Locations on Election Day

By on November 5, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
No, ICE Will Not Be Patrolling Voting Locations on Election Day

Rumors that ICE will be patrolling polling places on election day have surfaced, but the agency says they are false.

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OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

By on March 6, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Issues Updated Hatch Act Guidance for 2020 Election

The Office of Special Counsel issued updated Hatch Act guidelines for federal employees after President Trump declared his candidacy for reelection in 2020.

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Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

By on February 26, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Tweets, Politics, and A Career as a Federal Employee

Social media is a powerful tool. Federal employees are in a unique position. Can they tweet hostile political opinions to many followers? Is that a good career move?

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Will Federal Employees Work for a President They Disagree With?

on February 10, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Researchers analyzed data to see what impact a presidential election has on turnover within the federal workforce. Their primary question: how much turnover is normal when a new administration takes office?

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Trump in 2020? OSC Releases Hatch Act Guidance

By on February 9, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump in 2020? OSC Releases Hatch Act Guidance

The Office of Special Counsel has received numerous questions from federal employees about a possible candidate Trump in the 2020 election. The agency has provided a memo with Hatch Act guidance in the interim.

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After Trump: A Surge of Federal Employees Leaving Government?

By on February 7, 2017 in Retirement with 0 Comments
After Trump: A Surge of Federal Employees Leaving Government?

With a significant percentage of federal employees indicating they may quit if Donald Trump should be elected, the number of retirement claims should have surged more than usual in January. That did not happen.

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Election Consequences and Targeting Federal Employee Unions

By on February 2, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Election Consequences and Targeting Federal Employee Unions

We know that elections have consequences. With Republicans now controlling both Houses of Congress and the White House, the support of Democrats by federal employee unions is likely to result in changes in federal labor relations.

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The Inaugural Address and Its Impact on Federal Employees

By on January 23, 2017 in Pay & Benefits, Retirement with 0 Comments
The Inaugural Address and Its Impact on Federal Employees

The Inaugural address provides clues as to how the Trump administration may view federal employee pay and benefits.

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DOJ to Review FBI’s Handling of Clinton Email Probe

By on January 12, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
DOJ to Review FBI’s Handling of Clinton Email Probe

The Department of Justice IG has announced his office will be reviewing how the FBI handled its inquiry into Hillary Clinton’s email use around the time of the presidential election.

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