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.
In an extended in-studio interview on Federal Drive with Tom Temin, Special Counsel Henry Kerner offered a summary of last year’s work.
FAA “culture of noncompliance” puzzles the Office of Special Counsel.
In today’s Federal Newscast, the Office of Special Counsel is reporting air traffic controllers in Jacksonville are not complying with the proper procedures, and their managers aren’t doing much to help.
Federal employees, members of Congress and good government governments remember the late House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman, Elijah Cummings, as a champion for the federal workforce and a staunch and vocal supporter of whistleblowers.
In today’s Federal Newscast, Congressman Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the chairman of the Homeland Security Committee, says as cyber threats become more sophisticated, bringing back the cyber coordinator role is even more important.
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.
The Department of Veterans Affairs is developing new training and policies for both employees and investigators within the agency’s Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection.