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Thursday, October 3, 2013

Court Overturns Firing for Drinking a Beer and Shot

A city employee fired for drinking a beer and a shot during his lunch break on Christmas Eve 2009 won his Article 78 proceeding. Quite simply, the penalty  was too harsh. The case is Application of Peterson v. City of Poughkeepsie, 3428/13, (August 13, 2013).

Read more: http://www.newyorklawjournal.com/PubArticleNY.jsp?id=1202615853449&Court_Overturns_Firing_for_Drinking_a_Beer_and_Shot#ixzz2dC5ZQgzN

MITCHELL H. RUBINSTEIN

 

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