Monday, September 29, 2014
Only an appeal filed pursuant to §310 of the Education Law by an entity having "standing" will be considered by the Commissioner of Education
Saturday, September 27, 2014
Handbooks focusing on New York State and Municipal Public Personnel Law
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://booklocker.com/books/5215.html
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 http://booklocker.com/books/5216.html
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Probationary employee’s refusing to sign an agreement extending his or her probationary period not disqualifying misconduct for the purpose of determining eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits
Friday, September 19, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
A municipality may discontinue a retiree’s health insurance benefit in the absence of a contract or provision of law granting the retirees a vested right to such a benefit
Friday, September 12, 2014
Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS): Day Care Licensing (2013-S-66)
Department of Health (DOH): Multiple Same-Day Procedures on Ambulatory Patient Groups Claims (2012-S-163)
New York State Thruway Authority: Travel Plaza Revenues and Capital Improvements (Follow-Up) (2014-F-8)
Friday, September 05, 2014
Judge Gloade recommended that the laboratory assistant be terminated in view of her prior disciplinary history and because her misconduct endangered the safety of others.
* The ALJ's decision notes that "Circumstantial evidence is defined as ‘evidence of a collateral fact, that is, of a fact other than a fact in issue, from which, either alone or with other collateral facts, the fact in issue may be inferred,’" citing Richardson on Evidence §4-301.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
Petition dismissed after former employee failed to rebut employer’s prima facie evidence that it did not unlawfully discriminate against him
2014 NY Slip Op 05959, Appellate Division, Second Department
Wednesday, September 03, 2014
In a disciplinary hearing the employer bears the burden of proving the charges filed against an employee by a preponderance of the credible evidence
Tuesday, September 02, 2014
The date of the meeting on which a school board took formal action to appoint an individual is critical to determining “commencement of service” for the purposes of determining seniority in the event of a layoff
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