An Energy Department employee violated the Hatch Act when she gave a tour of a nuclear waste treatment plant to a congressional candidate, the Office of Special Counsel said Thursday. The employee has resigned and agreed to a three-year debarment from federal employment.
Elections are interesting times for federal workers, because there are so many risks and even some benefits.
OSC guidance seems to leave plenty of room to talk impeachment at work.
The American Federation of Government Employees said the Office of Special Counsel’s November 2018 guidance on advocating or opposing “impeachment” or “resistance” violates federal employees’ First Amendment rights.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has launched the Contractor Assistance Portal.
Recent news about the Office of Special Counsel citing Kellyanne Conway for violating the Hatch Act is raising questions among federal workers.
The Office of Special Counsel surprised the federal community with last week’s recommendation that White House aide Kellyanne Conway get canned.
Conway’s violations are unprecedented in degree and attitude.
In today’s Federal Newscast, an arbitrator finds the Veterans Affairs Department should take down a public record of employee firings and other punishments from its website.
It’s an unfortunate but when you have a workforce of 2 million people, a few of them will commit harassment, retaliate against whistleblowers or drag their partisan politics to the office.