Hatch Act Overview

US federal agency employees

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
26 minutes

Description
Introduced in 1939, the Hatch Act is a federal law designed to protect all federal employees from political coercion. This course provides a high-level overview of the essential provisions of the Hatch Act, including its purpose and key definitions. It describes the political activities that federal employees are prohibited from engaging in, as well as those they can participate in.

Objective

The Hatch Act

  • describe the purpose of the Hatch Act
  • identify Less Restricted and Further Restricted federal employees
  • recognize if and why political activities are prohibited by the Hatch Act
  • recognize the type of political activities in which federal employees can participate
  • recognize the penalties for Hatch Act violations

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.