Tag: Hatch Act

Losing in Albuquerque

By on April 18, 2005 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A federal employee ran in a nonpartisan election to become Mayor of Albuquerque. He now finds himself on the losing end of a court decision charging him with a Hatch Act violation.

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It’s An Election Year: OPM Issues Warning to Agencies on Personnel Actions

By on March 22, 2004 in Human Resources with 0 Comments

OPM has issued a memo to agency heads advising them of restrictions on appointments and awards during election season

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Pay, Politics and Payback: An Evolving Civil Service

By on February 10, 2004 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The civil service system is evolving. Federal employees are part of a political system and their representatives are taking strong political positions – whether most employees in the civil service know or care about the consequences.

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Real Jobs, Real Money and Real Politics: Political Reality Hits Home for Feds

By on May 13, 2003 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The political environment has changed dramatically for federal employees as unions speak out on their behalf. Most aren’t aware of the changes but they will be impacted by these changes.

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