Friday, June 29, 2018
A police officer's accident disability retirement benefits are to be offset against the injured retiree's jury award for future lost earnings and pension
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Employees of a state or a political subdivision of a state may not be required to pay an agency-shop fee to a union unless the employee affirmatively consents to pay such a fee
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Monday, June 25, 2018
Friday, June 22, 2018
Thursday, June 21, 2018
Adjudicating the impact of a statute or a regulation that impairs obligations of the parties set out in collective bargaining agreements
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli announced the following audits and examinations have been issued
State Education Department (SED): Infant and Child Learning Center (ICLC) - The Research Foundation for the State University of New York: Compliance with the Reimbursable Cost Manual (2017-S-22)
New York State Health Insurance Program (NYSHIP): Preventing Inappropriate and Excessive Costs in the New York State Health Insurance Program (2016-D-1)
Department of Health (DOH): Examination of Official Station Designation (2015-BSE1-04)
DOH’s designation of the official station for an employee in calendar years 2013 and 2014 was not made in accordance with the state’s travel rules and regulations. As a result of an improper official station designation, DOH paid $16,089.56 and $22,033.71 in travel expenses during calendar years 2013 and 2014 for the employee to commute between his residence and an alternate work location.
New York City Department of Social Services (DSS): Oversight of Security Expenses in Single Adult and Adult Family Homeless Shelters (2016-N-6)
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Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Determining if a police officer acted within the scope of his or her employment for the purposed of the employer providing for defense and indemnification
Monday, June 18, 2018
Proper service of the petition and notice of the petition of an appeal to the Commissioner of Education critical to the Commissioner assuming jurisdiction
Croton-Harmon Union Free School District, in its reply to J.M.'s appeal, contended that the appeal must be dismissed for lack of proper service. The Commissioner agreed, explaining that the Commissioner’s regulation requires that the petition be personally served upon each named respondent as set out in 8 NYCRR §275.8(a).*
Friday, June 15, 2018
A party filing a motion seeking a permanent stay of a demand for arbitration must satisfy a "two-part test" to prevail
Thursday, June 14, 2018
Status of a spouse named as the primary beneficiary of a life insurance policy or similar instrument in the event the marriage is terminated by divorce
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
School district resident alleges members of the board of education and school officials and staff of "incompetent, unethical, inappropriate and illegal behaviors."
Petitioner Melissa Rutkoske, a district resident and taxpayer, appeals on behalf of Concerned Parents of Beacon City School District (“Concerned Parents”) from various actions taken by the Board of Education of the City School District of the City of Beacon (“respondent board”), its school attorney and superintendent (collectively, “respondents”).
The appeal must be dismissed.
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