Department of Education

Petitioner was a teacher of catering who resigned to take a chef’s position. Petitioner returned to a different school and was given a “U” rating and terminated. Petitioner filed an Article 78 petition without filing a grievance claiming that his termination was arbitrary and capricious, an abuse of discretion and violated his right to have

DOE’s Motion to Dismiss CSL 75-b Whistleblower Case Denied


          The “whistleblower action” pursuant to Civil Service Law 75-b, claimed that Plaintiff, guidance counselor, was wrongfully terminated after “complaining to the school principal regarding improper suspensions and inadequate supervision of students.”  Defendant, Department of Education of the City of New York, filed a

Matter of Kevin Cummins v New York City Department of Education

Petitioner brought about this Article 78 proceeding to appeal his termination by the New York City Department of Education, claiming it was arbitrary and capricious and made in violation of his right to due process.

Petitioner began working for the Department of Education in