Tag Archives: Misconduct

Factors considered by courts in evaluating the disciplinary penalty imposed on an employee found guilty of misconduct

Supreme Court denied an Educator's petition seeking to vacate the determination of the New York City Board of Education [DOE] terminating her from employment after a Disciplinary Hearing Officer had found her guilty of a number of charges and specifications. … Continue reading

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Presidential Misconduct thru the Ages: House Report on the Impeachment of Richard Nixon (1974)

Without access to a library that subscribes to a Congressional documents database (or that has retained the print), you will have a devil of a time finding many Congressional documents, especially those before the 94th Congress (1975-76) or after 1865. … Continue reading

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Tuerkheimer on Informal Accusation & Sexual Misconduct

Deborah Tuerkheimer (Northwestern University – Pritzker School of Law) has posted Beyond #MeToo (New York University Law Review, Forthcoming) on SSRN.  Here is the abstract: The #MeToo movement has ushered in a new kind of sexual misconduct accusation — accusation leveled … Continue reading

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Unemployment insurance benefits unavailable to claimant found to have engaged in disqualifying misconduct

§75 of the Civil Service Law permits the appointing authority to place an employee served with disciplinary charges on leave without pay for up to 30-days pending the completion of the disciplinary hearing and the determination of the penalty to … Continue reading

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Google Approved $45 Million Exit Package for Executive Accused of Misconduct

The payment to Amit Singhal, who ran Google’s search division and was accused of groping an employee, was revealed on Monday in a shareholder lawsuit. Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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