On March 22, 2023, Jaclyn G. Goldberg will be presenting Navigating both GML § 207-c Claims and the Police Disciplinary Process at New York State Chiefs of Police – Police Executive Training Seminar. The presentation/session will give an overview of the requirements outlined in General Municipal Law (GML) Section 207-c, provide recommendations on drafting and negotiating GML Section 207-c and Light Duty Polices and how to process, investigate and, when necessary, challenge claims for GML Section 207-c benefits. Additionally, it will provide guidance on how to navigate the disciplinary process by outlining the tools necessary to properly take a disciplinary matter from beginning to end, including keeping proper documentation, handling the investigation, ensuring statutory procedural rights are provided to the officer, drafting disciplinary charges, and preparing for a disciplinary hearing.
Jaclyn Goldberg acts as Labor Counsel to various municipalities and private employers, attending to matters including general compliance with state and federal laws, collective bargaining with unions, employee discipline, improper practice charges, grievance hearings and arbitrations. Ms. Goldberg’s practice also concentrates on the defense of police misconduct, malicious prosecution and false arrest. She provides counsel training to clients on a wide variety of labor and employment issues. She has also conducted various employment related investigations including harassment and employee misconduct.