Sex / Gender Discrimination

In Angelis v. Philadelphia Housing Authority, 2024 WL 643142 (E.D.Pa. Feb. 15, 2024), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s sex discrimination claims. From the decision: Plaintiff pled that he was a member of a protected class and that he was subjected to an uncomfortable comment from a fellow Network Technician, who stated that “someone has…

Read More Title VII Sex Discrimination Claim Dismissed; One Comment Relating to Failure to Conform to Gender Stereotypes Held Insufficient
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In Breiding v. High Hopes Films, LLC, No. 152385/2023, 2024 WL 144966, 2024 N.Y. Slip Op. 30135(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 12, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of retaliation under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. From the decision: In order to…

Read More Retaliation Claims Survive Dismissal Against High Hopes Films, LLC
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In S.S v. Diocese of Brooklyn, No. 523927/2019, 2024 WL 515477 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Feb. 05, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to strike “scandalous” language from plaintiff’s complaint. From the decision: Defendants move by Notice of Motion seq. 002 for an order striking scandalous and unnecessary language from the complaint…

Read More “Scandalous” Language, Pertaining to History of Concealment of Alleged Priest Sexual Abuse, Was Pertinent to Claims and Thus Not Stricken, Court Rules
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In Izabel v. Robert B. Downing, Chief Usher at the Executive Residence, Civil Action No. 22-cv-2898 (CJN), 2024 WL 474261 (D.D.C. Feb. 7, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s race- and sex- based hostile work environment claim. From the decision: The government contends that the various incidents that Izabel complains…

Read More First Female White House Butler Sufficiently Alleges Race, Sex-Based Hostile Work Environment Claims
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In Edwards v. CVS Health Corporation, 1:23-cv-04340 (CM), 2024 WL 308093 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 25, 2024), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of plaintiff’s sex-based hostile work environment claim asserted under the NYC Human Rights Law. In sum, the court held that the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Act (EFAA) did…

Read More Court, as “No Brainer”, Compels Arbitration of Sex-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim
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In Anderson v. City of New York, 2024 WL 183103 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 17, 2024), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment claims. As to plaintiff’s claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the court explained: Plaintiff alleges after FDNY assigned her to the morning shift,…

Read More FDNY Paramedic’s Hostile Work Environment Claims Dismissed
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In Doe v. New York City Department of Education and Mark Waltzer, 2024 WL 149289 (E.D.N.Y. Jan. 12, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion for summary judgment as to plaintiff’s claims of sex-based discrimination asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. This case arises from plaintiff Doe’s allegations that, when she…

Read More Student’s NYC Human Rights Law Sexual Harassment Claim Survives Summary Judgment
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In Santiago et al v. The City of New York, No. 159551/2021, 2024 WL 144971 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 12, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied the defendants’ motion to dismiss (some) plaintiffs’ claims of sex-based hostile work environment asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. In sum,…

Read More Female Plaintiffs’ Sex-Based Hostile Work Environment Claims, Arising From Sexual Harassment by Inmates, Survive Dismissal
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In Breiding v. High Hopes Films, LLC, No. 152385/2023, 2024 WL 144966 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 12, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of sex discrimination and sexual harassment under the New York State and New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: It is…

Read More Sexual Harassment, Sex Discrimination Claims Survive Dismissal Against High Hopes Films, LLC, Court Rules
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In Foxworth v. Denis McDonough, 2024 WL 111761 (D.D.C. Jan. 10, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s sex discrimination and retaliation claims asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: The Court cannot conclude at this point that Foxworth has established a…

Read More Potential Need For Additional Discovery, Including Supervisor’s Testimony, Warrants Denial of Summary Judgment on Title VII Sex Discrimination & Retaliation Claims
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