Bronx, NY asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Insurance Defense for New York

Q: Can i be fired after 10yrs working for insurance company, even tho I disclosed felony in app and when questioned by HR

Co hired new bkgtound co and gr larceny felony came up. Asked if I have waiver which I never was told i needed one. I enroll people for insurance which doesn't req a license

3 Lawyer Answers
V. Jonas Urba
V. Jonas Urba
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Tarrytown, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Google ban the box or Fair Chance Act NYC.

Call us if you lose the job which you should not unless special circumstances.

Derek John Soltis
Derek John Soltis
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Jersey City, NJ
  • Licensed in New York

A: You should speak with an attorney to go over the specifics of your situation.

Michael Diederich Jr.
Michael Diederich Jr.
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  • Employment Law Lawyer
  • Stony Point, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Seems you are saying that you have been, or may be, fired for the old felony conviction. Do you think bias may be involved as well? Is your employment in NYC? A useful site is: https://www.justicecenter.ny.gov/nyc-fair-chance-act-ban-box .

If you are fired, you should discuss with an employment lawyer (such as Mr. Urba, or from the NELA referral service, or me). Mike D

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