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Thursday, September 23, 2010

Determining seniority for tenure purposes

Determining seniority for tenure purposes

Seniority is probably the most critical factor in determining who may be lawfully retained in a layoff situation. In this case, the New York Court of Appeals addressed the competing seniority claims of two elementary grade teachers seeking to avoid being excessed by a School District.

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Attorney in private practice employed by municipality to conduct an investigation claims qualified immunity when sued by employee

Attorney in private practice employed by municipality to conduct an investigation claims qualified immunity when sued by employee

In this decision the court explains that the doctrine of qualified immunity that protects government officials “from liability for civil damages insofar as their conduct does not violate clearly established statutory or constitutional rights of which a reasonable person would have known.”

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A collective bargaining agreement may expand an employer's obligation to provide information to an employee organization not specifically provided for by law


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