Sexual Harassment

In Harlow v. Molina Healthcare, Inc., 5:20-CV-1382, 2024 WL 1126736 (N.D.N.Y. March 15, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on her retaliation claims asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the New York State Human Rights Law. After summarizing the “black letter” law, the court…

Read More Retaliation Claim Survives Summary Judgment; Termination Followed Sexual Harassment Complaint
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In Shkoza v. NYC Health & Hospitals Corporation, No. 20-CV-3646 (RA), 2024 WL 1116145 (S.D.N.Y. March 13, 2024), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s hostile work environment sexual harassment claim asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: [Plaintiff] Shkoza also brings an underlying claim…

Read More Sexual Harassment Claim Dismissed; Shoulder Touching Insufficient, Court Holds
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In Mitura v. Finco Services, Inc. et al, 23-CV-2879 (VEC), 2024 WL 232323 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 22, 2024), the court, inter alia, denied the defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of plaintiff’s sexual harassment claims. In sum, the court held that arbitration was barred by the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of…

Read More Arbitration of Sexual Harassment Claims Denied, Pursuant to the Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act of 2021
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In O’Sullivan et al v. Jacaranda Club, LLC et al, No. 1779, 2023-04923, 2024 WL 847860 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Feb. 29, 2024), the court affirmed the lower court’s decision granting defendant’s motion to compel arbitration of their sexual harassment and other claims. From the decision: Asserting claims under New York State and City Human Rights…

Read More Sexual Harassment Claims Subject to Arbitration Agreement; EFAA Inapplicable, Court Rules
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In Arnold v Town of Camillus, No. 22-01774, 831, 202 N.Y.S.3d 839, 2023 N.Y. Slip Op. 06627, 2023 WL 8865653 (N.Y.A.D. 4 Dept., Dec. 22, 2023), the court addressed the “Notice of Claim” requirement in the context of employment discrimination claims asserted under the New York State Human Rights Law. The court summarized the facts…

Read More NYS Human Rights Law Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, Sexual Harassment, Constructive Discharge, Retaliation Claims Subject to Town Law’s “Notice of Claim” Requirement
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In J.F. v 110 Grill, No. EF007018/2023, 2024 N.Y. Slip Op. 24038, 2024 WL 608879 (Sup Ct, Feb. 08, 2024), the court denied defendant’s motion to stay the proceedings in this civil case until the conclusion of his criminal proceedings. Here, plaintiff alleges that the defendant sexually harassed her at their place of employment (in…

Read More Court Denies Sexual Harassment Defendant’s Motion to Stay Civil Proceedings Pending Conclusion of Criminal Case
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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 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 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 Sherman-Harris-Golson v. Forest Park Municipal Authority, Case No. CIV-21-466-F, 2023 WL 8704736 (W.D.Okla. Dec. 15, 2023), 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. As to the issue of whether the alleged…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim, Arising From Sexual Assault, Survives Summary Judgment
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