Tag: Hatch Act

Losing in Albuquerque

April 18, 2005 7:41 AM

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

March 22, 2004 12:00 AM

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

February 10, 2004 12:00 AM

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

May 13, 2003 12:00 AM

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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