A federal attorney appealed his removal for a Hatch Act violation to the Court of Federal Appeals but his removal stands.
The 2008 election is already underway. Political passion is stirring in some citizens and the e-mail send button is sitting right in front of you. Think before explaining the rationale for your political passion in a personal message to your friends and colleagues by using that convenient government e-mail system. Here’s why.
Violating the Hatch Act can get a federal employee into trouble. Two new cases have again demonstrated that sending an e-mail while on duty in a government building can lead to disciplinary action.
An employee of the VA agrees to resign as a result of political activity on behalf of John Kerry that violated the Hatch Act.
A federal attorney violated the Hatch Act and the MSPB has ordered the Small Business Administration to remove him from federal service.
An official of an AFGE local is likely to end up with losing his pay for 60 days and could still end up without a federal job as a result of engaging in political activity at work.
A federal attorney has been found to have violated the Hatch Act and an initial decision by an MSPB judge has upheld his removal.
The Office of Special Counsel has filed a complaint against two federal employees contending their actions violated the Hatch Act.
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.
OPM has issued a memo to agency heads advising them of restrictions on appointments and awards during election season