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.
One Congressman wants recent Hatch Act guidance from OSC rescinded, saying it could “have a chilling impact on federal employees.”
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.
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.
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.
The Office of Special Counsel issued updated Hatch Act guidelines for federal employees after President Trump declared his candidacy for reelection in 2020.