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.
The Office of Special Counsel recently released three guidance memos for agencies regarding implementing whistleblower protections.
According to the OSC, the Postal Service took action to assist a union’s political activity in violation of the Hatch Act.
A federal whistleblower has legal protection from retaliation. A gag order may fall within this type of protected activity.
The IRS appears to have had numerous problems with employees campaigning for Barack Obama during the last presidential election–and most of the cases are below the public’s radar.