When one is appointed to a civil service position in the state of New York, one is specifically appointed on probation and the probation can last a particular time. It’s typically 26 weeks but it can be up to 52 weeks, and still can be extended. As an experienced White Plains Employment Lawyer, I am often asked what rights does a probationary employee have? Unfortunately, very few rights. The employee does have the right not to be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment based on being a member of a protected class.
When you are a probationary employee, you can be terminated for any reason during the probationary period. We will counsel those employee as to whether there can be action taken if the employee is terminated during the probationary period.
Have you been fired during a probationary period for what you think is discrimination? Contact experienced White Plains Employment Lawyer Jane Gould.
This informational blog post was provided by Jane Gould, an experienced New York Attorney for Employees.