TO SEARCH this database type in a key word or phrase in the box in the upper left and any material containing the word or phrase will be displayed for your review.

State of New York vs. COVID-19 - Governor Andrew M. Cuomo periodically updates New Yorkers on the state's progress during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The latest reports of the number of new cases, the percentage of tests that were positive and many other relevant data points concerning COVID-19 are available at

N.B. §22 of the New York State's General Construction Law, in pertinent part, provides that “Whenever words of the masculine or feminine gender appear in any law, rule or regulation, unless the sense of the sentence indicates otherwise, they shall be deemed to refer to both male or female persons.” NYPPL applies this protocol to individuals referred to in a decision self-identifying as LGBTQA+.

January 11, 2011

Added to NYPPL’s sidebar of Lawblogs

Added to NYPPL’s sidebar of Lawblogs

New York City Employment Lawyer has been added to NYPPL's listing of "Links to Other Useful Web Pages".

Focusing on “Employment Law for Attorneys, Employees, and the General Public” and authored by Josh Bernstein, Esq., the Internet address of this LawBlog is:

Mr. Bernstein's recent posts include the following:

Employee Tip of the Week: Take Your Personal Property With You

Toyota Whistleblower Slammed With $2.6 Million Dollar Arbitration Verdict For Disclosing Confidential Documents

Employee Tip of the Week: Be Direct, and Be Clear

Employee Tip of the Week: Make a Record

The New York City Human Rights Law’s Canon of Liberal Construction

Public Personnel Law E-books

The Discipline Book - A concise guide to disciplinary actions involving public employees in New York State set out in a 700 page e-book. For more information click on

A Reasonable Disciplinary Penalty Under the Circumstances - A 442-page e-book focusing on determining an appropriate disciplinary penalty to be imposed on an employee in the public service in instances where the employee has been found guilty of misconduct or incompetence. Now available in two formats - as a large, paperback print edition and as an e-book. For more information click on

The Layoff, Preferred List and Reinstatement Manual - A 645 page e-book reviewing the relevant laws, rules and regulations, and selected court and administrative decisions. For more information click on

Disability Leave for fire, police and other public sector personnel - A 1098 page e-book focusing on disability benefits available to public officers and employees employed by New York State and its political subdivisions. For more information click on