by Terresa Monroe-Hamilton | July 19, 2017 3:08 pm
Just wow. The US Postal Service has been caught in violation of the Hatch Act. They broke federal law when their union employees actively campaigned for Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates – they allowed them to take unpaid “union official” leave. The Hatch Act prohibits certain governmental employees from getting involved in political campaigns. They say any violation of law was unintended. That’s not good enough. They are a federal agency and are required to know the law. Furthermore, I don’t believe they didn’t know. I don’t see how they couldn’t have known.
The Office of Special Counsel is now saying that nearly 100 employees of the postal service violated the law when they took a leave from work to participate in the AFL-CIO’s “Labor 2016 program.” This shows a blatant bias towards the Democratic Party and it is the doing of the union. The workers took weeks off from their jobs to work on campaigns and they were reimbursed by the National Association of Letter Carriers for their campaign work. They were campaigning for pro-worker, pro-union candidates. In other words, communists.
The United States Postal Service broke a federal law by allowing employees to take unpaid “union official” leave so they could campaign for Hillary Clinton and other Democratic candidates during last year’s election.
According to a report from FoxNews.com, the Office of Special Counsel recently determined that the USPS violated the Hatch Act by allowing nearly 100 employees to take leave from work in order to participate in the AFL-CIO’s “Labor 2016 program.”
The OSC report says the USPS showed “bias” by allowing workers to take leave to help conduct the union campaign activities. The report says 97 postal workers were granted “union leave.” Those workers took weeks off from their jobs at the postal service and were reimbursed by the National Association of Letter Carriers for their campaign work.
“The Labor 2016 program sought to ‘elect Hillary Clinton and pro-worker candidates across the country,’” according to the OSC report.
Postal workers from North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Wisconsin and Nevada took part in this. The government found out about the blatant violation of the Hatch Act when a whistleblower from Wisconsin came forward. This person contacted their congressional representatives to inform them that they thought the election was impeding the work of the US Postal Service. This prompted an investigation.
The Hatch Act is a federal law that bars federal employees from participating in partisan activities while on the job. The purpose of the law is to ensure that federal programs are administered in a non-partisan fashion. The National Association of Letter Carriers is denying any wrong doing and says they did not violate the Hatch Act, when they obviously and knowingly did. The Senate Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs Committee is holding a hearing about the violations today. USPS Postmaster General Megan Brennan is scheduled to testify. Man, I hope they nail them on this. They probably won’t, but I sure hope they do.
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