Tag: Hatch Act

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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When Could Your Use of Social Media Violate the Hatch Act?

By on February 14, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
When Could Your Use of Social Media Violate the Hatch Act?

The Office of Special Counsel has issued new guidelines to help federal employees understand how to stay within Hatch Act guidelines when using social media.

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Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

By on September 30, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Trump Revokes EO Creating Federal Labor Councils

Elections have consequences. President Trump has issued an Executive Order revoking federal labor-management relations councils.

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Debating the Role of Federal Employees

By on September 20, 2017 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Debating the Role of Federal Employees

Various groups are seeking loyalty of the federal workforce. Is there an internal “permanent state” in government? A former administration official says it exists, is dangerous and threatens our democracy.

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House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

By on September 1, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
House Oversight Committee Looking Into Postal Service Hatch Act Violation

The House Oversight Committee has taken an interest in the IG investigation that concluded the Postal Service violated the Hatch Act during the 2016 elections.

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Lawmakers Take a Closer Look at LWOP Use by Agencies

By on August 24, 2017 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
Lawmakers Take a Closer Look at LWOP Use by Agencies

Two lawmakers are questioning agencies about their use of leave without pay to ensure it is being granted in a “politically neutral manner.”

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The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

By on July 19, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
The Hatch Act, Unions and Postal Service

According to the OSC, the Postal Service took action to assist a union’s political activity in violation of the Hatch Act.

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Another FOIA Lawsuit for the EPA

By on April 17, 2017 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Another FOIA Lawsuit for the EPA

Two lawsuits are now pending involving issues surrounding the “Deep State” and EPA employees.

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