Hi I am a nyc civil servant

Get Legal Help Today

 Secured with SHA-256 Encryption

Hi I am a nyc civil servant

I have my time and want to retire however my employer has suspended me for 30 days and I’m
in fear of being terminated upon completion of my suspension my union is not doing a good job
in representing me what steps if any can do to protect my pension ? Can I submit my
retirement forms during suspension to prevent termination

Asked on September 15, 2016 under Employment Labor Law, New York

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Submitting your forms does not guaranty protecting your pension, since if you did something for which you could lose your pension prior to trying to retire, the employer can still deny you the pension based on that prior (to retirement) action or omission. That said, there is a good chance they will let you retire and keep your pension if you look to retire voluntarily, sparing them the cost, trouble, and uncertainty of a investigation and possible later litigation. Discuss it with HR or upper management, and if they agree to let you retire and keep your pention, get that in writing before you do so.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Answer(s) provided above are for general information only. The attorney providing the answer was not serving as the attorney for the person submitting the question or in any attorney-client relationship with such person. Laws may vary from state to state, and sometimes change. Tiny variations in the facts, or a fact not set forth in a question, often can change a legal outcome or an attorney's conclusion. Although AttorneyPages.com has verified the attorney was admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction, he or she may not be authorized to practice law in the jurisdiction referred to in the question, nor is he or she necessarily experienced in the area of the law involved. Unlike the information in the Answer(s) above, upon which you should NOT rely, for personal advice you can rely upon we suggest you retain an attorney to represent you.

Get Legal Help Today

Find the right lawyer for your legal issue.

 Secured with SHA-256 Encryption