Editor: Peter A. Jones

State's highest court distinguishes 'critical evaluation' from letter of reprimand

While public employers may be aware of their obligation to provide employees with an opportunity for a hearing before imposing formal discipline (including, but not limited to, a letter of reprimand), many may not realize how far that obligation extends. A recent decision by the New York State Court of Appeals should remind public employers that the term "reprimand" may be interpreted by the courts more broadly than it was previously. Read More...