What’s My Right?: Engaging in Political Activities While Teleworking

With many federal employees now working from home, the lines between ‘on-duty’ and personal activity may be blurred. 

But federal employees must still avoid engaging in political activity while on duty—regardless of whether they are at home or in the office.

That was the message from the Office of Special Counsel (OSC) in new guidance for teleworking employees. Read more about the OSC had to say, including Hatch Act considerations for video calls, here.

You can always get more information from your NTEU representative. Federal law and your NTEU contract guarantee your right to meet with your union steward for help with these issues and much more.