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OSC Recommends Firing Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

By on June 13, 2019 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OSC Recommends Firing Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act Violations

The Office of Special Counsel has recommended removing Kellyanne Conway for what it called “numerous violations” of the Hatch Act.

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Congressman Wants OSC to Rescind its Latest Hatch Act Guidance

By on December 11, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Congressman Wants OSC to Rescind its Latest Hatch Act Guidance

One Congressman wants recent Hatch Act guidance from OSC rescinded, saying it could “have a chilling impact on federal employees.”

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

By on December 2, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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

By on November 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
Federal Employees Warned Not to ‘#Resist’ Trump Administration While on Duty

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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OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

By on August 30, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Files Complaint Over Whistleblower’s Termination

The Office of Special Counsel recently filed a whistleblower retaliation complaint over the removal of a federal employee at the Interior Department.

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Elections, Federal Employees and Arbitrators

By on August 20, 2018 in Agency News, Human Resources with 0 Comments
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

By on August 8, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
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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OSC Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Immigration Judge

By on June 28, 2018 in Human Resources with 0 Comments
OSC Files Hatch Act Complaint Against Immigration Judge

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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Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

By on April 27, 2018 in Agency News with 0 Comments
Are Prohibited Personnel Practices Taking Place at EPA?

Two Congressmen want the OSC to investigate possible prohibited personnel practices at the EPA.

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OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

By on March 6, 2018 in Current Events with 0 Comments
OSC Says Kellyanne Conway Violated Hatch Act Twice

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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