Posts Tagged ‘Court of Appeals’

Jun 29 2015
Nathaniel Lambright

Substantial Award of Back Pay, Benefits, and Possible Reinstatement for Firefighter Unlawfully Placed on Unpaid Leave

Nathaniel Lambright | Public Sector Unions

On June 19, 2015, the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Department held in a case litigated by Blitman & King LLP that the City of Syracuse unlawfully placed Firefighter John Williams on unpaid, involuntary leave in violation of the New York State Civil Service Law.  Firefighter Williams, who was removed from active […]

Jun 24 2011

Court of Appeals orders deference to public employer’s initial determination in section 207-a case | Litigation Law

admin | Labor Litigation

In a recent opinion, a divided New York Court of Appeals found a Ridge Road Fire District firefighter ineligible for General Municipal Law Section 207-a benefits where the District's initial determination denying benefits was supported by substantial evidence.