Judge: Stewart D. Aaron

In  Sawyers v. Christine McMahon, 1:23-cv-05494 (PAE) (SDA), 2024 WL 665681 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 29, 2024), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s hostile work environment claims. This decision, like many, illustrates that in order to be actionable, the alleged hostility must be connected to the plaintiff’s membership in a protected class (such as sex, race, etc.).…

Read More Lacking Link to Protected Class, Alleged Hostile Work Environment Claims Dismissed
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In Rosen v. N.Y.C. Department of Education, et al., 18-cv-06670, 2021 WL 5279396 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 12, 2021), an age discrimination case, the court granted plaintiff’s motion to compel a deposition of a non-party witness, namely, plaintiff’s alleged (younger) “comparator.” In sum, plaintiff alleges (among other things) that the majority of her teacher duties were assigned…

Read More Age Discrimination Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Deposition Testimony of Comparator Granted
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In Melton v. Malcolm Shabazz, L.P. et al., 2021 WL 535661 (SDNY Feb. 12, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s discrimination claim asserted under the Fair Housing Act, 42 U.S.C. § 3601, et seq. In sum, plaintiff alleged that repairs to her apartment were delayed due to her race and/or national origin, and that…

Read More Fair Housing Act Claim Dismissed; “Delayed/Untimely Repairs” Were Not Racially Motivated
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