New York Questions and Answers

Is this ageism?
I am 56 years old and am eligible to retire in several months when I reach 30 years of service - I've never stated I'm retiring. My boss just retired - when I asked Senior Management why I wasn't cons...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 23, 2021 08:00 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

New York State Employment- My employer is advising that if we were to take PTO on a Friday (4/9) and they mandate OT on the Saturday (4/10), we must either work that day or take PTO as it is a mandated work time. Is this legal?
We were told that if we take PTO on a Friday and that Saturday is mandated, we are required to work even though we have taken the prior day off for a long weekend
1 answer  |  asked Apr 8, 2021 06:25 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I have been working for 35 years with the same company but have no 401k or retirment funds am I entitled to something?
I have been employed with the same company for 35 years without 401K or Retirement funds now my employer retired and his children taken over I am 62 years old am I entilted to anything.
1 answer  |  asked Feb 18, 2021 10:40 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I received a severance package for 26 weeks from my former employer. I took a seasonal job which I no longer have. My severance will end at the end of February along with all my benefits that I had with my former employer. The last day I worked at my form
I live in New York, I worked for the company since 1999.
1 answer  |  asked Feb 15, 2021 11:30 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Hi if you work for New York State government and are terminated or given a lay off can you collect unemployment
Hi if you work at a job for New York State government and are laid off from job can you claim unemployment benefits? Reason I ask is I am not sure working for the government entitles you to claim unem...
1 answer  |  asked Jan 12, 2021 6:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

I have worked for my employer over 1 year and now being asked to sign a non compete is this legal?
Private home health care already worked over 1 year have been bullied by owner and other staff and just now being asked to sign non-compete Is this legal?
1 answer  |  asked Dec 11, 2020 05:38 AM [EST]  |  applies to New York

Am I allowed to keep my severance package even though I get another position in the same company?
Got the call from HR that my current role is being eleminated. Not based on performance. I was offered a serverance package and allowed to look for other positions in the same company. Question is am ...
1 answer  |  asked Dec 5, 2020 7:38 PM [EST]  |  applies to New York

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

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