New York Labor And Employment Law Report

New York Labor And Employment Law Report

Tag Archives: Police Officers

The New York Court of Appeals Weighs In — Again — on Police Discipline

Posted in Public Employment
The New York Court of Appeals recently found that a municipality’s unique and local interest in maintaining strong disciplinary authority over its police force outweighs the policy of the State to support public employees’ collective bargaining rights.  This means that critical issues involving the manner in which police disciplinary investigations, charges, and hearings are conducted… Continue Reading

New York Legislature Amends General Municipal Law to Enable More Municipalities to Recover Police Officer Training Expenses

Posted in Public Employment
In a little-recognized effort to generate “mandate relief” associated with its recently-enacted “Tax Cap,” the New York Legislature amended General Municipal Law (“GML”) § 72-c to enable more municipalities to recover expenses related to the initial training of their police and peace officers in the event that such officers decide to transfer to another municipality… Continue Reading