Sex / Gender Discrimination

In Williams v. Chicago Transit Authority, 2024 WL 3455022 (N.D.Ill. July 18, 2024), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff plausibly alleged a sex-based hostile work environment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: The Court finds that Williams has met her burden at this stage and stated a…

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In Veras v. New York City Department of Education et al, No. 1:22-cv-00056 (JLR) (SN), 2024 WL 3446498 (S.D.N.Y. July 17, 2024), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s complaint alleging hostile work environment sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: Plaintiff’s fourth cause of action alleges sexual…

Read More Title VII Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Dismissed; Alleged Sticking Out Tongue, “Humping” Object Insufficient
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In Wickland v. Archcare at Terrance Cardinal Cooke Health Care Center et al, 2024 WL 3432029 (E.D.N.Y. July 15, 2024), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of sex discrimination (termination) asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The court summarized the law, and applied it to…

Read More Title VII Sex Discrimination Claim Dismissed; Termination Was Allegedly Due to “No Call No Show” and Not Plaintiff’s Sex
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In Swank v. State of Oklahoma ex rel. The Regional University System of the Oklahoma Board of Regents d/b/a Northeastern State University, Case No. CIV-24-102-GLJ, 2024 WL 3400768 (E.D.Okla. July 12, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment sexual harassment claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Sufficiently Alleged; Allegations Include Inappropriate Comments, Touching
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In Jackson v. Management & Training Corporation, No. 4:23-cv-00066-MPM-JMV, 2024 WL 3352446 (N.D.Miss. July 8, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of hostile work environment sexual harassment asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Defendant argued that plaintiff cannot show that the alleged…

Read More Sexual Harassment Claim Survives Summary Judgment; Court Rejects “Should Have Quit” Argument
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In Carbone v. Tri-Town Construction LLC, 2024 WL 3377740 (M.D.Fla. July 11, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied 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 denies Tri-Town Construction’s motion to dismiss Counts 3 and…

Read More Title VII Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim, Based on Allegation that Coworker Grabbed Plaintiff’s Genitalia, Survives Dismissal
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In Payne v. JetBlue Airways Corp., Steven Tenorio, 2024 WL 3360381 (E.D.N.Y. July 9, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of hostile work environment sexual harassment asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act off 1964. In sum, plaintiff (an inflight crewmember for defendant airline) alleges…

Read More Title VII Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Survives Summary Judgment Against JetBlue; Jury Could Find that Response Was Inadequate
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In Riggs v. Akamai Technologies et al, No. 1:23-CV-06463-LTS, 2024 WL 3347032 (S.D.N.Y. July 8, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss, and held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged, a hostile work environment sexual harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York State and City…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claims Survive Dismissal; Allegations Included Sex Stereotyping and Comments About Sex Life
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In Anderson v. Street, 104 F.4th 646 (7th Cir. June 13, 2024), the court affirmed the lower court’s award of summary judgment on plaintiff’s hostile work environment sexual harassment claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: Anderson claims that Mott Street is liable for creating a hostile…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Properly Dismissed; Alleged Conduct (Including “Bitch” Comment) Was Not “Severe or Pervasive”
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In Lazarine v. Allied Universal Event Services, No. 153143/2023, 2024 WL 3312472 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County July 01, 2024), the court granted defendant Columbia University School of Nursing’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s employment discrimination claims against it. In sum, plaintiff worked as a security guard for defendant Allied Universal and was assigned to…

Read More Finding Elements of “Joint Employment” Lacking, Court Dismisses Employment Discrimination Claims Against Columbia University
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