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.
The emergence of racial protests and the coming of a contentious election all have made work for the Office of Special Counsel.
As telework gets old, leadership needs to remember the whole employee. That’s why some agencies are taking steps for the care and feeding of their employees’ psyches as this wears on.
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, federal employees are getting an inflation increase when it comes to accepting non-sponsored gifts at widely-attended events and those under the Foreign Gifts and Decorations Act.
In today’s Federal Newscast, AFGE wants to add a provision in the 2021 defense authorization bill that will protect DoD workers’ bargaining rights.
In today’s Federal Newscast, House and Senate lawmakers are using legislation and pressuring the White House to obtain hazard pay and extra leave capabilities for federal employees who are continuing to work during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.