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Do You Know What Your Obligations Are Under the Hatch Act?

By on February 8, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Do You Know What Your Obligations Are Under the Hatch Act?

Social media has made it easier than ever to violate the Hatch Act. Here are some important things to know about how this law can impact federal employees.

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Congressman Wants OSC to Rescind its Latest Hatch Act Guidance

By on December 11, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Congressman Wants OSC to Rescind its Latest Hatch Act Guidance

One Congressman wants recent Hatch Act guidance from OSC rescinded, saying it could “have a chilling impact on federal employees.”

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OSC Clarifies its Hatch Act Guidance on ‘Resistance’ in the Workplace

By on December 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Clarifies its Hatch Act Guidance on ‘Resistance’ in the Workplace

OSC has clarified its recent Hatch Act guidance on using terms such as “the Resistance” or discussing impeachment in the federal workplace.

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Federal Employees Warned Not to ‘#Resist’ Trump Administration While on Duty

By on November 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Warned Not to ‘#Resist’ Trump Administration While on Duty

OSC has issued new Hatch Act guidance for the 2020 election. Federal employees will want to be wary of using certain terms and hashtags in a political context.

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Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

By on August 20, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

With mid-term elections looming, the Hatch Act always comes into play. This Postal Service case may have longer-term implications than most cases.

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How a Federal Employee Can Destroy a Career

By on August 8, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
How a Federal Employee Can Destroy a Career

An employee of ICE has resigned as a result of political activity that led to a Hatch Act violation.

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Postal Employee Ordered to be Removed for Violating Hatch Act

By on August 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Postal Employee Ordered to be Removed for Violating Hatch Act

A Postal Service employee has been ordered to be removed from her job for running in two partisan elections.

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OSC Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Immigration Judge

By on June 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Immigration Judge

The Office of Special Counsel has filed a Hatch Act complaint against an immigration judge over an incident that allegedly took place around the 2016 election.

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OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

By on March 6, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

The Office of Special Counsel has concluded that Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act in her capacity as a federal employee.

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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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