Tag: Hatch Act

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

December 2, 2018 6:52 AM
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

November 30, 2018 12:33 PM , Updated December 9, 2018 7:52 AM

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

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

August 8, 2018 2:04 PM
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

August 2, 2018 1:02 PM
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

June 28, 2018 9:09 AM , Updated July 7, 2018 8:30 AM

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

March 6, 2018 2:41 PM , Updated March 11, 2018 9:36 AM

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

March 6, 2018 10:27 AM , Updated March 12, 2018 11:42 AM

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?

February 14, 2018 10:51 AM

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

September 30, 2017 4:16 PM
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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