Don’t Let the Hatch Act Destroy Your Federal Career

The federal civil service was created as a politically neutral, professional workforce with hiring based on a merit system. Thus, there are restrictions on federal employees regarding politics and political activity.
If you are a federal employee and unfamiliar with the Hatch Act, it is essential that you become acquainted with this law and how it could impact your federal career.
This article provides a brief overview of the new guidelines issued by the Office of the Special Counsel.