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Feds, you were quite popular over the last four years

Federal employees were in the spotlight for much of the Trump administration. The drama was stressful at times, but perhaps it shed more light on what…

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In this June 14, 2020 photo, U.S. flag flutters next to a giant Black Lives Matter banner at the U.S. Embassy in Seoul, South Korea. The  banner has been removed from the U.S. Embassy building in South Korea's capital three days after it was raised there in solidarity with protesters back home.(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Black Lives Matter support, slogans are OK at the federal office, OSC says

Federal employees can usually discuss, reference or display Black Lives Matter slogans at work without violating the Hatch Act, the Office of Special Counsel…

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Virginia Congressmen want more telework flexibilities regardless of pandemic

In today’s Federal Newscast, three Virginia Democrats are looking for more telework flexibilities ahead of upcoming construction on Washington Metropolitan…

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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2019, file photo, smartphone apps are shown, in Miami, USA.  Britain's Information Commissioner’s Office on Wednesday Jan. 22, 2020, released a new set of standards aimed at protecting children’s online personal details privacy for social media sites, games and other online services. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

No — you can’t wear your political campaign shirt on a work Zoom call, OSC says

The same Hatch Act rules apply for federal employees while they’re working from home during the pandemic, the Office of Special Counsel said earlier this week in new guidance.

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