New York Questions and Answers

What happens if both the accused and accuser conducted in mutual adult oriented conversation and there is a history of it?
A co-worker and I chatted on FB where both parties used adult oriented memes in a jovial banter. Additionally, at one point, she made a racial oriented statement towards me which I found offensive but...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 23, 2020 07:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

If I deposit my severance check after 30 days of termination will that affect my unemployment?
Hi, I live in New york. I recently got laid off. Last day was 8/27. I am going to recieve a severance check by mail next week. If I deposit it after 9/27 will that affect my unemployment?
1 answer  |  asked Sep 15, 2020 6:58 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

US Employer overseas Separation Agreement
I am a US citizen, working overseas for a US employer. My role was made redundant due to company downsizing (which I am ok with). My current place of residence (country A) is different from my place o...
1 answer  |  asked Sep 13, 2020 06:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Paid non-compete and unemployment benefits
Hi I am getting a severance package of 2 weeks from my employer in NJ. However I also have a non-compete for 1 year. They are going to pay me during the 1 year non-compete and preventing me to work at...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 15, 2020 1:48 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I am due to have heart surgery on 9/3. Short term disability doesn’t pay but $170 weekly. Can my employer lay me off so I can collect unemployment during this time? I’d that legal?
I am having heart surgery on 9/3 and will be on short term disability. Is it possible for my employer to lay me off do as I may collect unemployment during this time as well? Is it legal for them to d...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 13, 2020 2:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

std disability
my husband was out on workers comp and now has to return to work so he does not loose his job. he will work two weeks and then be out again for surgery. is he eligible to apply for std disability whil...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 7, 2020 08:17 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

In NYC can on employer diny accrued vacation pay after Cov-19 State Shot down?
Our policy is after 5 years of employment we are intitle of 4 weeks vacation. Due to Cov 19 State shot down and be considered not essential worker, I stay home 3 month with pay. Once back to work I as...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 23, 2020 07:51 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Can an employer garnish wages for speeding camera tickets?
I worked in NYC. I had to quit my job on 06/01/2020 because they had an employee who was using drugs and was very violent. I didn't feel safe working there with this guy. After I left they took money ...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 11, 2020 6:18 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I have a bully director and i'm leaving at the end of June. Can I submit a complaint to HR about him the day I leave? Thanks
1 answer  |  asked May 22, 2020 12:47 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Teacher training program was cancelled because of COVID-19, do I qualify for unemployment?
I was supposed to start the Teaching Fellows program in NYC on June 15 which has now been cancelled due to COVID-19. Do I qualify for unemployment or PUA? I currently live in GA but used to be a resid...
1 answer  |  asked May 18, 2020 10:07 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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