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Court upholds appointing authority's rejection of hearing officer findings concerning employee's residence

Court upholds appointing authority's rejection of hearing officer findings concerning employee's residenceIn the Matter of Linda Ziehm, 90 A.D.2d 677, Affd, 59 N.Y.2d 757Although the hearing officer found that she was living outside the City on January 1, the Commissioner … Continue reading

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Recent disciplinary findings and penalty recommendations of OATH Administrative Law Judges

Recent disciplinary findings and penalty recommendations of OATH Administrative Law JudgesSource: New York City Office of Administrative Trials and HearingsEmployee's "whistleblower defense" rejected by Administrative Law JudgeOATH Index No. 1883/17 A New York City claims examiner raised a Civil Service … Continue reading

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Rural Prosperity Task Force Presents Findings To President Trump

By Lauren M. Graham, Ph.D. On January 8, 2018, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue presented to President Donald Trump the findings of the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity.  The Task Force was established in 2017 following an … Continue reading

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Second District Holds Melrose Triangle Project EIR’s Alternatives Analysis and Responses to Comments Comply with CEQA, Upholds City of West Hollywood’s Findings Rejecting Historic Building Preservation Alternative as Infeasible

In an opinion filed on November 30, and belatedly ordered published on December 22, 2017, the Second District Court of Appeal, Division 1, affirmed the trial court’s judgment denying all CEQA challenges asserted by plaintiff/appellant Los Angeles Conservancy (“Conservancy”) to … Continue reading

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Are You Ready to Apply Unequivocal Research Findings That Students’ Use of Laptops in Class Reduces Learning?

University of Michigan Education Professor Susan Dynarski wrote a compelling article in the New York Times, Laptops Are Great. But Not During a Lecture or a Meeting. She cites research finding that when students use laptops in class, they not … Continue reading

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