Familial Status Discrimination

In Elco, Melissa Breitenbach v. Yvette Aguiar, et al, No. 2022-01691, 614414/20, 2024 N.Y. Slip Op. 01796, 2024 WL 1423822 (N.Y.A.D. 2 Dept., Apr. 03, 2024), the court affirmed the lower court’s denial of defendant’s motion, pursuant to CPLR 3211(a), to dismiss plaintiff’s discrimination claim asserted under the New York State Human Rights Law. From…

Read More Plaintiff Sufficiently Alleges “Inferior Terms, Conditions or Privileges of Employment” Under the Amended NYS Human Rights Law
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In Clifton Park Apartments, LLC v. New York State Division of Human Rights, No. 2, 2024 N.Y. Slip Op. 00793, 2024 WL 628036 (N.Y., Feb. 15, 2024), the New York Court of Appeals explained the “protected activity” and “adverse action” elements of a retaliation claim, in the context of a housing discrimination asserted under the…

Read More NY Court of Appeals Clarifies Retaliation Standard Applicable to Housing Discrimination Claims
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In Toombs v. N.Y. City Hous. Auth., No. 16-CV-3352-LTS, 2017 WL 1169649 (S.D.N.Y. Mar. 27, 2017), the court held that plaintiff plausibly alleged race discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation, but dismissed her failure-to-accommodate “associational” disability discrimination claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Plaintiff, a black female NYC Housing Authority Caretaker, alleged “that she…

Read More Race Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment Claims Continue; Associational Disability Discrimination Claim Dismissed
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