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.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is asking the Office of Special Counsel to rescind its recent memo prohibiting certain speech such as resist or impeachment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department said Sgt. Ikaika Kang provided sensitive military documents and military equipment to who he thought were members of ISIS.
In today’s Federal Newscast, a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee bill would create stronger laws to prevent political appointees from becoming career federal employees.
OSC says federal employees can talk about impeachment, but directly advocating for or against it may violate the Hatch Act.
People who say it is next to impossible to fire a federal worker should study — and then maybe rejoice in — the Hatch Act, a much-amended 1940s law designed to keep career federal and postal workers from engaging in partisan political activity on the job.