Sunday, February 05, 2012

Liquidation of leave credits upon separation

Liquidation of leave credits upon separation

A NYPPL reader asked for some citations to court decisions that address the liquidation of an individual’s claimed leave credits upon his or her separation from his or her employment.

Among such rulings in NYPPL's  files are the following:

Payment for unused vacation and sick leave.
Boakye-Yiadom v Roosevelt Union Free School Dist., 25 Misc 3d 1226(A), [see http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2007/2007_52657.htm ];

Payment for unused vacation, sick, and terminal leave pursuant to General Municipal Law §207-m 
Garrigan v Incorporated Vil. of Malverne, 59 AD3d 662, [see  http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2009/2009_01441.htm ];

Payment accrued unused compensatory, vacation and sick time pursuant to §207-m of the General Municipal Law upon separation 
Hauptman v Village of Elmira Hgts., 23 Misc 3d 439, [see

Including a retirement incentive payment  in the administrator's five-year final average salary for the purposes of determining the individual's retirement allowance 
Matter of Curra v New York State Teachers' Retirement Sys., 18 Misc 3d 1144(A), [see http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2005/2005_52354.htm ]; Sustained 30 AD3d 666 http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2006/2006_04216.htm 

Including salary increases and other compensation received prior to retirement in determining the three-year final average salary for the purposes of computing the individual's retirement allowance 
Matter of Palandra v New York State Teachers' Retirement Sys., 27 Misc 3d 1214(A)], [see http://www.nycourts.gov/reporter/3dseries/2010/2010_50735.htm],


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