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When you receive a civil service job disqualification such as NYPD psych disqualification or/and FDNY medical disqualification it’s crucial you mean with the civil service law attorney to discuss your case. An attorney who is knowledgeable in the area will be able to describe the appeal process and its three steps. The attorney will be able to get your background history and the complete story of your application process any interaction you may have had…
  New York State Civil Service Law sect 76 allows permanent civil service employees to appeal disciplinary penalties. The statute states in pertinent part: http://public.leginfo.state.ny.us/lawssrch.cgi?NVLWO: The New York City Civil Service Commission website explains the Commission’s role in the process: http://www.nyc.gov/html/csc/html/appeals/s76disciplinary.shtml After receiving discipline an employee may choose to file a lawsuit or Article 78 or appeal to the local Civil Service Commission. You can only choose one. You cannot file an Article 78 after…
Candidates may have an overflowing inbox with 25, 50 or 100 emails a day.  If you miss a Notice of Proposed Disqualification NOPD email for an NYPD psychological disqualification or a Notice of Disqualification NOD and you do not respond within 30 days your appeal may be dismissed. Candidates may claim, “I never got it!” but evidence can be submitted with the day, date and time the email was sent. The best advice is to…
                  Frequently the question arises should I take action and file an appeal or withdraw from a disqualification. The answer lies in the circumstances and facts involved in your disqualification. There may be occasions when more time between incidents that caused you to be disqualified is a good idea and you may wish to withdraw and try again later. There are very few benefits to withdrawing if…