Civil Service discipline

Plaintiff claimed improper termination from respondent County and alleged protection under civil service law section 75 – be the public sector whistleblower law.

Plaintiff failed to file a notice of claim as required by County law section 52 and defendants motion to dismiss this improper termination case was granted. New York State general municipal

This Article 78 cases considered the requirement to file a Notice of Claim within 90 days of being terminated.  The court held that a Notice of Claim must be filed in the case of an employee being terminated.  A hearing officer found that a BOCES employee guilty of miscouct and insubordination and the respondent’s moved

So I frequently get asked the question:

Are there are options when you are terminated following administrative hearing?

The answer is yes. There is a section in the New York State Civil Practice Law and Rules known as Article 78 which allows you to file a Notice of Petition and Petition in the Supreme Court

Teacher received an “U” rating due to a number of factors including attendance and lateness for the 2010-2011 school year. She received unsatisfactory ratings in seven categories in her Annual Professinal Performance Review (APPR). Her principal wrote to her stating that improperly prepared paperwork would be considered and unsatisfactory rating.

As was her right the

This is the question that was posed in the case of petitioner versus Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operating Authority “MABSTOA”

The Appellate Division First Department decided that it was violative of public policy to allow the union to place an employee who was to be disciplined on union paid release time. The lower court

 In a case handled by the  Law Office of Glass & Krakower an arbitration award was reversed and  but one portion of the arbitrator’s determination was  affirmed.  The facts underlying this case were:  a Public School Teacher enrolled her granddaughter in a school whose geographical  district the child did not reside in.  The arbitrator