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Oct. 2, 2018

Workforce must follow rules set by Hatch Act

As local, state and federal elections approach, employees must be aware of the law restricting political expression in the federal workplace, during duty hours, or on federal property at any time. All civilian employees of DLA are required to abide by the Hatch Act of 1939.

Aug. 15, 2018

Employees required to abide by Hatch Act

With the election season now in full swing, it’s important that DLA employees be aware of rules that apply to them under the provisions of the Hatch Act, 5 U.S.C. Section 7323, which limits political activities of all federal employees.

Oct. 11, 2016

You’ve got mail: The Hatch Act and email

Most federal employees are aware they shouldn’t be discussing whom they support for political office while at work or on federal property. And recent articles have made clear the rules for social media. But what about email?

Sept. 23, 2016

A little less conversation: The Hatch Act and discussions with coworkers

As the presidential and congressional elections approach, federal employees must abide by the restrictions on political activity set forth in the Hatch Act. To that end, DLA’s Office of General Counsel and Office of Public Affairs are offering periodic guidance — answers to common questions that employees may have about what they can and can’t say and do in everyday situations.