can i lose full time job over 12 yrs due to a petty larcent charge that i received from my part time job that i worked for 6yrs

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can i lose full time job over 12 yrs due to a petty larcent charge that i received from my part time job that i worked for 6yrs

Asked on June 10, 2009 under Criminal Law, New York

Answers:

M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 13 years ago | Contributor

It depends on your company's hiring policy - some employers don't allow for criminal convictions, some do, and some do only for misdemeanors (your situation).  However, if you did not disclose your conviction on your job application none of that will matter; the falsified application could be grounds for dismissal. 


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