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April 03, 2014

Employee discipline guidelines for public employers


Employee discipline guidelines for public employers
Source: posted by the Editorial Team of the NYMuniBlog
   
Harris Beach partner Edward A. Trevvett, Esq., recently presented a talk focusing on Employee Discipline – Process, Procedure & Off-Duty Misconduct to municipal officials at a New York Conference of Mayors (NYCOM) Personnel School held in Pittsford, New York.

The presentation discussed “just cause” standards, sound personnel practices, the importance of documentation, “notice documents,” performance appraisals, progressive disciplinary policy, investigations and off-duty misconduct, as well as due process and procedural requirements for public employers.

To view the material presented by Mr. Trevvett at the Personnel School, click on the link set out below:
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Available from the Public Employment Law Press
The Discipline Book - A concise guide to disciplinary actions involving public employees in New York State set out in a 2100+ page e-book. For more information click on http://thedisciplinebook.blogspot.com/ 
A Reasonable Disciplinary Penalty Under the Circumstances - A 600+ page guide to penalties imposed on public employees in New York State found guilty of selected acts of misconduct. For more information, click on http://nypplarchives.blogspot.com/
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