Even if it doesn’t violate the Hatch Act, politics at the office is a bad idea.
A federal district court has dismissed a lawsuit from the American Federation of Government Employees, which challenged a two-year-old advisory opinion from the Office of Special Counsel on the Hatch Act and its implications around impeachment.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Defense Secretary Mark Esper bans photographs from being used in the process to promote officers and enlisted service members.
Federal employees can usually discuss, reference or display Black Lives Matter slogans at work without violating the Hatch Act, the Office of Special Counsel said recently.
In today’s Federal Newscast, three Virginia Democrats are looking for more telework flexibilities ahead of upcoming construction on Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority lines this summer.
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.
Henry Kerner, the special counsel of the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, explains why the Hatch Act still matters after 80 years on the books and what would happen if it went away.
While the intent of the Hatch Act provisions restricting federal workers may be sound, the result is, in effect, muzzling many federal workers and depriving them of their First Amendment rights
In today’s Federal Newscast, three senators want the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the process non-citizen service members go through to become naturalized.
The American Federation of Government Employees is seeking immediate relief from Office of Special Counsel guidance on Hatch Act violations, which the union argues limits employees’ First Amendment rights to talk about the impeachment of President Donald Trump. AFGE has an ongoing lawsuit on the matter in a federal district court.