In Montiel v. Degeorgio, No. 155126/2019, 2022 WL 783951 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Mar. 15, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss employment discrimination claims asserted by plaintiff under the New York City and State Human Rights Laws. Among other things, plaintiff – a 38 year-old Hispanic male employed as…Read More Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment Claims Sufficiently Alleged Against Boat Basin Café
In Diaz v. Champion Parking Corp., No. 151477/2021, 2022 WL 617009 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Mar. 02, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for “quid pro quo” and hostile work environment sexual harassment under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court summarized the…Read More Sexual Harassment Claims Stated Against Champion Parking Corp.
In Tihan v. Apollo Management Holdings, L.P., No. 152196/2019, 2021 WL 274709 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 27, 2021), the court, inter alia, granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s (a Turkish Muslim) claims of discrimination based on his national origin or religion. The court rejected plaintiff’s argument that his performance reviews…Read More National Origin, Religious Discrimination Claims Dismissed Against Apollo Management Holdings
In Vitti v Macy’s Inc., No. 152875/2018, 2018 WL 5787308, 2018 N.Y. Slip Op. 32809(U) (Sup Ct, New York County Nov. 05, 2018), the court granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for disability discrimination and retaliation under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. This case was not decided based on the merits,…Read More Disability Discrimination & Retaliation Claims Dismissed on “Procedural” Grounds
In Li v. Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., 2018 WL 2197603 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty. Index. No. 151813/2016, May 8, 2018), an employment discrimination case, the court denied plaintiff’s motion for a “special preference” on the trial calendar, pursuant to CPLR 3403(a)(3). The law: The granting of a special trial preference is an extraordinary remedy…Read More Employment Discrimination Plaintiff Denied Trial Preference; Hardship Not Shown
In Petit v. Department of Educ. of the City of N.Y., 2017 NY Slip Op 32541(U), 155523/2016 (Sup. Ct. NY Cty. Dec. 1, 2017), the court dismissed plaintiff’s claims for discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation in violation of the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Here I will discuss the court’s evaluation of plaintiff’s discrimination…Read More Transfer to “Absent Teacher Reserve” Was Not an “Adverse Employment Action”; Discrimination Claim Dismissed