Henry Kerner

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Many feds do care about the Hatch Act. But the law allows others to shrug it off.

Violating the Hatch Act can cost federal employees their jobs, but the law leaves enough room for top officials in White House — regardless of the administration…

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Elijah Cummings

Cummings remembered as ‘true champion’ for federal workforce

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AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivaiscoronavirus

New accountability office hasn’t made a dent in VA’s ‘culture of retaliation,’ whistleblowers say

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Now that it’s law, veterans service organizations want Congress to actually pay for VA MISSION Act

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Federal judge consolidates unions’ executive order lawsuits, sets hearing date

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How feds can uphold Hatch Act during midterm season

Whether you are a deplorable or a member of the resistance, this is no time to drag your politics to the office. The midterm elections promise to be a…

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Melissa Painter, Elle Painter

Henry Kerner: How feds can uphold Hatch Act during midterm season

Federal employees are entitled to First Amendment rights, but the Office of Special Counsel says some rules apply during elections.

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President Donald Trump's adviser Kellyanne Conway gets ready to go on television outside the White House, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

New social media guidance to help feds comply with the Hatch Act

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel updates its its guidance regarding when federal employees’ use of social media violates the Hatch Act.

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