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USAtoday

Reserve Troops’ Job Woes Increase

The annual number of reservists and National Guard members who say they have been reassigned, lost benefits or been fired from civilian jobs after returning from duty has increased by about 30% since 2002. The sharp spike in complaints brought …

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Albany Bar Assoc

Tully’s Military Service in Iraq Recognized by Bar Association President

Seasoned attorneys often complain that civility among lawyers is diminishing. It’s refreshing to learn that civility is alive and well in our area and was not lost, as rumored, with the replacement of carbon paper. Jack Clark recently invited me …

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Daily Star

VA Data Breach Widens

Area veterans, active-duty military, National Guard and Reserve members may be at risk for identity theft, Veterans Affairs Secretary Jim Nicholson announced in a media release Tuesday. About 2.2 million personnel may be at risk because they were among the …

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Daily Star

Delaware GOP Picks Tully in Poll

Candidate in 127th Assembly District places first in weighted-voting system A straw poll of Delaware County Republican Committee members from the 127th Assembly District conducted Saturday favored Mathew Tully among a diminishing field of candidates. Davenport, Franklin, Harpersfield and Sidney …

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The Walton Reporter

Assembly Candidate Proposes State Takeover of DEP

Mathew Tully, a Republican, who is seeking the 127th state Assembly district seat being vacated by Daniel Hooker, announced, last week, that his goal is to have New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) property and responsibility transferred to …

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Business_Review

Albany Lawyer Announces Candidacy for State Assembly Seat

Mathew Tully, a partner in the Albany, N.Y., law firm Tully Rinckey & Associates, is running for the New York state Assembly. Tully, a Hunter resident, will be seeking the 127th Assembly District seat now held by Daniel Hooker, R-Saugertis. …

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Washington Post

Ruling Allows Reservists to Petition for Back Pay

The “Butterbaugh” saga continues. A federal board has ruled that a new cohort of National Guard and military reservists may petition for back pay because of improperly charged military leave. A recent ruling by the Merit Systems Protection Board, an …

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Federal Employee Reservists Eligible for Back Pay Dating to 1980

Federal employees who served in the military reserves may now be eligible to be compensated for wrongly charged military leave dating as far back as 1980, because of a recent ruling from the Merit Systems Protection Board. Government workers are …

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Attorneys Urging Reservists to File Back-pay Claims

Although efforts by a federal reservist to collect back pay from his civilian agency for time spent in uniform have hit a snag, the 100,000 federal reservists eligible for compensation under a previous court ruling should “file now and don’t …

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Business_Review

Albany Law Firm to Add Staff After Court Hearing Victory

Tully Rinkey & Associates, the Albany, N.Y., law firm that’s made a name for itself in cases involving military reservists and National Guard members, is likely to add three more lawyers thanks to a December hearing victory that has gone …

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Ruling on Back Pay for Federally Employed Reservists Faces Challenge

The Agriculture Department has decided to appeal a court ruling that could make federal employees who served in the military reserves eligible to receive compensation for wrongly charged leave as far back as the 1980s. Administrative Judge Philip Reed of …

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Some Reservists to Get Back Pay

Reservists who worked for the federal government between 1980 and 2000 could have thousands of dollars coming to them, thanks to a court decision that awards back pay for weekends and vacations spent working for the Pentagon. The Nov. 18 …

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Daily Star

Guardsman Adjusts After Tour in Iraq

A lawyer and 9/11 survivor who was deployed to Iraq on July 30 to take part in Operation Iraqi Freedom returned to civilian life Friday. Maj. Mathew B. Tully of Hunter said he was home for Christmas but wasn’t released …

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  • Tully Rinckey PLLC “Goes Red for Women”

    In an effort to raise awareness about heart disease in women, Tully Rinckey PLLC was proud to support National Wear Red Day on February 4, 2011. Employees were encouraged to wear red and donate to the American Heart Association, which …

  • A “Warm” Holiday Gift From Tully Rinckey PLLC

    In the holiday spirit the firm donated 28 coats to homeless veterans living in a transitional shelter in Albany this morning. Photos are below of Albany County Executive Mike Breslin, Albany Housing Coalition’s Executive Director Joseph Sluszka, residents of the …

  • Tully Rinckey “Goes Purple”

    In an effort to help Shine a Light on Domestic Violence, employees at Tully Rinckey PLLC are “going purple” for a good cause. The law firm held it’s first-ever “Go Purple” day, where employees were encouraged to wear purple and …

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