The Hatch Act poster
The Office of Special Counsel offers this brief summary of what federal employees may and may not do under the Hatch Act when it comes to political activity.
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The Hatch Act booklet
The Office of Special Counsel offers this more in depth overview of what federal employees may and may not do under the Hatch Act when it comes to political activity.
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Still Have a Question about the Hatch Act?
The U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) is authorized pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 1212(f) to issue advisory opinions under the Hatch Act. OSC issues advisory opinions to persons seeking advice about political activity under the Hatch Act. You may request such advice by phone, fax, mail or e-mail.
Hatch Act Unit
U.S. Office of Special Counsel
1730 M Street, N.W., Suite 218
Washington, D.C. 20036-4505
Tel: (800) 85-HATCH or (800) 854-2824
Fax: (202) 254-3700
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