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Licensing resources specific to healthcare positions. The folder includes a chart showing restrictions and eligibility across agencies, and guidelines regarding background checks and licensing for individual agencies, as well as legal briefing materials and decisions challenging denials in specific cases related to licensing in the healthcare field.

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  • [Boatwright v. OMRDD] NYC Supreme Court Finds Termination Based on 21-year-old Conviction Arbitrary and Capricious (2007)

  • [Boatwright v. OMRDD] Petitioner's Memorandum of Law (Legal Action Center) (2007)

  • [Boatwright v. OMRDD] Petition to Review Decision by OMRDD's Denial of Employment (2007)

  • [Hollingshed v. New York State] NY Supreme Court Rejects Denial of Employment by OMRDD & New York Law Journal Article About the Decision (2008)

  • [Article 78 v. OMRDD] NY State Supreme Court Decision Finds OMRDD Denial of Employment to be Arbitrary and Capricious (2008)

  • [Article 78 v. OMRDD] Petition in to Review Decision by OMRDD's Denial of Employment of Applicant with Misdemeanor Conviction & CRD (2006)

  • [Article 78 v. OMH] Petition to Review Decision by OMH Disqualifying Plaintiff from Employment Due to Conviction History (2007)

  • Complaint (Supreme Court) - Employment Denial by Nursing Home in Violation of Human Rights and Consumer Protection Laws (Monroe County Legal Assistance Center)

  • Complaint (Supreme Court) - Refusal to Hire Applicant for Job as Licensed Practice Nurse on the Basis of Criminal Convictions (Empire Justice Center) (2006)

  • OMRDD Emergency Regulations on Criminal History Record Checks

  • OMRDD - Criminal History Record Check Statutes Covering Employees Providing Mental Health Services in New York

  • Reference Chart for Healthcare Agency Criminal History Background Checks for Applicants for Employment in Home Health Care (Legal Action Center)

  • Stipulation & Consent Order Reversing Denial of Petitioner's Eligibility for Employment by OMRDD in Monroe County (Supreme Court of the State of New York, County of Monroe)

  • Memorandum of Law on Change of Venue and in Response to Respondent’s Answer in Article 78 Proceeding to Review Employment Disqualification by OHM (Community Service Society Legal Dept.)

  • Dept of Health - Guidelines for NYS DOH Criminal History Record Checks (CHRC) Program

  • Dept of Health - 10 NYCRR § 400.23 (2006) Criminal History Record Check for Certain Applicants For Employment In Certain Health Care Facilities and Programs

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