A recent investigation by a local DC news affiliate found that incidents of some federal employees viewing inappropriate content when at work has worsened.
The VA cited a recent incident in which it was unable to promptly remove an employee who was watching porn on the job as evidence of the need for legislation to make it easier to fire employees for misconduct.
Legislation that would prohibit federal employees from watching pornography while at work has taken another step forward in the road to becoming law.
Is legislation necessary to prohibit federal employees from watching porn at work? A recent investigation shows that the problem may be more widespread than one might realize.
Legislation has been reintroduced in the House to prohibit federal employees from watching porn on their work computers.
Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC) recently sent a letter to the House Appropriations Committee Chairman requesting that language be added to all future appropriations bills to ensure federal agencies block their employees from viewing or downloading pornography on agency computers.
An ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency) officer got in big trouble when he used his idle time at work to visit questionable websites with the agency computer. He took offense at the charge that he lacked candor in responding to investigators. See how this one came out.
A bill that would ban federal employees from viewing pornography on government computers has advanced passed the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.