If you are a state employee you should review your collective bargaining agreement to determine what steps should have been taken prior to your dismissal. It would be best to contact an employment attorney who understands civil service employment law and have them review the agreement with you....View More
I live in New York state. I was hired in 2001 and appointed as a special education teacher in a non NYC district. I received my certification in elementary and special education, but then was assigned to be a gen ed math teacher after two years in the district. I have been teaching gen ed math... View More
The first question I would ask is if you are a member of a Union. If you are a member of a Union, the answer to your question is probably in your collective bargaining agreement. You should read it carefully or contact a labor attorney to review the agreement.
I thought I was ineligible for unemployment as I was fired for misconduct. However, it turns out that I am eligible, even though I turned in my application 3.5 months late. As such, I missed all of this time of unemployment benefits prior to my application date. Can I file with NY state to retrieve... View More
You can still file for benefits but it will be difficult to recover if you did not file for your weekly benefits over the past 3.5 months. The Department of Labor requires that you file for benefits every week, even when you have been denied and are trying to overturn the decision. In NY State you...View More
My employer has decided to dock my pay. I am a salaried employee and have formally asked for the calculations and for the total sum to be docked, but I have received no answer. So far, 3 checks have been docked. I formally asked one week ago. How long do I have to wait before they are in violation... View More
Generally, in New York state, no employer can make deductions from the wages of an employee, except deductions made in accordance with the provisions of any law or any rule or regulation issued by any governmental agency, collective bargaining agreement, to recover an overpayment of wages due to...View More
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