Tag: Hatch Act

Senior HUD Official Reprimanded For Hatch Act Violations

on September 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

The Office of Special Counsel reprimanded a top official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development for making political statements on the job.

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Immigration Judge Disciplined for Hatch Act Violation

By on September 17, 2019 in Court Cases with 0 Comments
Immigration Judge Disciplined for Hatch Act Violation

An immigration judge has been hit with a significant disciplinary action for violating the Hatch Act.

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Elections and Federal Workers: The Good and the Bad

By on September 9, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Elections and Federal Workers: The Good and the Bad

What implications does an election year have for federal employees? As the author notes, there are pros and cons.

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AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

By on August 13, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
AFGE Sues OSC Over Hatch Act Restrictions

AFGE has sued OSC over its latest Hatch Act guidance for federal employees.

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Violating the Hatch Act Can Still Get You Fired

By on June 19, 2019 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Violating the Hatch Act Can Still Get You Fired

Despite some cases involving high profile political appointees who were not disciplined, violating the Hatch Act can still get federal employees fired.

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OSC Recommends Firing Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

By on June 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OSC Recommends Firing Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

The Office of Special Counsel has recommended removing Kellyanne Conway for what it called “numerous violations” of the Hatch Act.

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Hatch Act Violation Complaints Up Under Trump Administration

on May 15, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Complaints that federal employees are using their platform to campaign for President Trump or his allies have risen during the Trump administration according to a recent report.

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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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