Employment Law

In Dawn v. Nexdine Hospitality, 2024 WL 2258333 (S.D.Fla. May 16, 2024), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of hostile work environment sexual harassment asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: The Court finds that Plaintiff has not pled facts demonstrating severe or…

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In Azanedo v. Alaris Health at Castle Hill, 2024 WL 1727654 (N.J.Super.A.D., 2024), the court, inter alia, affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s sex-based hostile work environment claim. From the decision: After examining the record on appeal, and considering the proofs as a whole, whether plaintiff was called a “bitch” on a “daily” basis or whether…

Read More Sex-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Properly Dismissed; Court Cites Plaintiff’s Use of the Word “Bitch”
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In Higgins v. Gladstone Gallery LLC, No. 150934/2022, 2024 WL 2244767 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 14, 2024), inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of retaliation asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. From the decision: In the amended complaint, plaintiff alleges that she complained to…

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In Patel v Macy’s Inc., No. 2022-05009, 2326, 650755/22, 2024 N.Y. Slip Op. 02782, 2024 WL 2279130 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., May 21, 2024), the Appellate Division, First Department affirmed the lower court’s order denying the petitioner’s petition to vacate an arbitration award and granted respondents’ counterclaim to confirm the award. This decision is instructive on…

Read More Arbitration Award, Dismissing Retaliation Claim, Affirmed, Notwithstanding Omission of “Cat’s Paw” Discrimination Theory
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In Thomas v. City of New York, No. 159891/2022, 2024 WL 2274935 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 20, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment claim asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: The City next moves to dismiss Plaintiff’s second…

Read More NYPD Officer Sufficiently Alleges Disability-Based Hostile Work Environment Under the NYC Human Rights Law
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In Chin v. New York City Department of Corrections and The City of New York, 23-CV-5268 (AMD) (JAM), 2024 WL 2258033 (E.D.N.Y. May 17, 2024), the court denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s retaliation claims, asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York City Human Rights Law, against…

Read More Retaliation Claim, Arising From Alleged Retaliation Less Than Two Months After EEOC Found That Complaint Had Merit, Sufficiently Alleged Against City of New York
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In Aleasta Callahan v. Xayah Enterprises, LLC, No. 23 CV 3265, 2024 WL 2113092 (N.D.Ill. May 10, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment sexual harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: Defendants first argue that plaintiff cannot adequately plead…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Sufficiently Alleged; Allegations Included Forceful Buttocks Grabbing
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In Aleasta Callahan v. Xayah Enterprises, LLC, No. 23 CV 3265, 2024 WL 2113092 (N.D.Ill. May 10, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s constructive discharge/sexual harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: Defendant argues that plaintiff’s sex discrimination claim is implausible because…

Read More Constructive Discharge Sufficiently Alleged; Court Cites Groping, Sexual Comment, and Threat at Gunpoint
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In Sanders v Cooperatieve Rabobank U.A., No. 158104/18, 2023-00393, 2136, 2024 N.Y. Slip Op. 02264, 2024 WL 1774512 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Apr. 25, 2024), the court affirmed the lower court’s order granting defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s age discrimination claim under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: Defendant submitted…

Read More Age Discrimination Claim Properly Dismissed, Positive Performance Reviews Notwithstanding
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