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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Withdrawing a letter of resignation



Withdrawing a letter of resignation

Employee visited his employer's Human Resources office and told a personnel associate of his intention to retire. The personnel associate said that a letter of resignation was required and, upon the employee's request, prepared a letter of resignation on his behalf stating that "This letter serves as my intent to resign for purposes of retirement on March 30,  close of business."  The emloyee reviewed and signed the letter without making any changes. The Director of Human Resources and, by letter dated February 11, 2015, she informed petitioner that his resignation had been accepted. 

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

The Commissioner of Education does not have jurisdiction to consider claims that an employee organization breached its duties of fair representation


The Commissioner of Education does not have jurisdiction to consider claims that an employee organization breached its duties of fair representation

A tenured teacher, filed an appeal with the Commissioner of Education challenging her placement on paid administrative leave by her employer. She also named as respondents in her appeal the Teachers Association and New York State United Teachers.


Wednesday, March 01, 2017

An administrative disciplinary hearing, in whole or in part, may be closed to the public under certain, and limited, circumstances


An administrative disciplinary hearing,  in whole or in part, may be closed to the public under certain, and limited, circumstances 

Although an administrative disciplinary hearing typically is open to the public, there are limited exceptions to this general rule as is demonstrated by this decision by the Appellate Division.




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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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