It underscores the importance of availing oneself of existing grievance procedures set forth in the collective bargaining agreement (C.B.A.), and a willingness (at least by this appellate panel) to excuse (or ignore) the investigator’s written report as a perceived “technical violation” of the C.B.A.
She was deemed entitled to nine days pay, pursuant to Education Law Sec. 3019-a, due to insufficient advance notice of her termination of employment.
|Matter of Finkelstein v Board of Educ. of the City Sch. Dist. of the City of N.Y.|
|2017 NY Slip Op 03850|
|Decided on May 11, 2017|
|Appellate Division, First Department|
|Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.|
|This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.|
Sweeny, J.P., Richter, Andrias, Feinman, Kahn, JJ.
Board of Education of the City School District of the City of New York, et al., Respondents-Appellants.