Sept. 9, 2020
Service members, civilians bound by DOD rules during election campaigns
Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper's latest ethics message lays out the importance of political activity rules that Defense Department civilian employees and service members must follow.
June 23, 2020
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.
Aug. 30, 2016
The Hatch Act and you: Social media Q&A with DLA OGC
The use of social media is an area where it can be easy for a federal employee to violate the rule if not careful. Here an attorney from DLA’s Office of General Counsel answers questions about various uses of new media.
Aug. 4, 2016
Hatch Act outlines restrictions on political activity by federal employees
With the 2016 election season in full swing, people are getting involved in political activities and supporting their favorite party or candidate. However, federal employees need to be aware of legal restrictions on their political activity set forth in the Hatch Act.