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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. 14, 2018

DLA General Counsel Coyne retires after 38 years with DoD

DLA General Counsel James M. Coyne retired after a 38-year career with the Department of Defense in a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex Aug. 10.

Dec. 20, 2017

Award-winning attorney lends talents to DLA as reservist

A Justice Department lawyer serving his Army Reserve duty at the Defense Logistics Agency was one of three people awarded Federal Employee of the Year for 2017 for their work in the government’s lawsuit against Volkswagen Group.

Oct. 20, 2016

If these walls could talk: Political paraphernalia under the Hatch Act

Not all communication is electronic. And not all political activity prohibited by the Hatch Act is written or spoken.

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.

May 6, 2016

Pribble, DLA general counsel, retires after 35 years at DoD

Defense Logistics Agency General Counsel Fred T. Pribble retired May 3 after a 35-year career at the Department of Defense, in a ceremony at the McNamara Headquarters Complex.