Tag Archives: Employee

Standing to challenge the appointing authority's decision finalizing a disciplinary action taken against an employee

Certain residents and taxpayers of the Village [Plaintiffs] commenced a CPLR Article 78 proceeding seeking a court order annulling a resolution adopted by the Village's Board of Trustees [Board] approving, by a three-to-two vote, a modified disciplinary settlement agreement entered … Continue reading

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Employee terminated "for failing to maintain a minimum qualification of her employment"

An employee [Petitioner] of the Office for Persons with Developmental Disabilities [OPWDD] was suspended from her employment without pay and thereafter charged with six charges alleging misconduct and, or, incompetence related to alleged criminal conduct. Petitioner, was subsequently indicted on … Continue reading

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Failure To Provide Employee Religious Accommodation Upheld

In Dockery v. Maryville Academy, (ND IL, March 29, 2019), an Illinois federal district court dismissed an employee's Title VII failure to accommodate and religious discrimination claims. Plaintiff, a youth care worker at a child welfare agency, wanted Fridays and … Continue reading

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Just cause for termination, but City failed to establish discipline was taken within 180 days as required. Employee reinstated

In a case that has received considerable publicity, Arbitrator Don Williams has ordered the reinstatement of a San Antonio police officer the City had dismissed for allegedly leaving a "feces sandwich" in an area where officers were attempting to move … Continue reading

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Opportunity to Minimize the New Tax on 501(c)(3) Exempt Organization Employee Parking

Due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (“TCJA”) passed by Congress in December 2017, starting in 2018 many 501(c)(3) Exempt Organizations (“EOs”) are required to treat the cost of employer-paid qualified transportation and parking benefits as unrelated business taxable … Continue reading

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