In Restaurant Law Center & NYS Restaurant Association et al v. City of New York, 21-cv-4801, 2022 WL 409190 (S.D.N.Y. February 10, 2022), the court rejected a challenge, mounted by plaintiffs, to a 2021 amendment to New York City’s Fair Workweek Law. In 2017, NYC enacted the Fair Workweek Law (N.Y.C. Admin. Code §§ 20-1201…

Read More Court Rejects Challenge to Fast Food “Wrongful Discharge Law”
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In Wigdor v. SoulCycle, LLC, 2016 NY Slip Op 04118 (App. Div. 1st Dept. May 26, 2016), the Appellate Division, First Department affirmed the dismissal of attorney Doug Wigdor’s retaliation claim against SoulCycle. In his complaint, which I wrote about here, Mr. Wigdor alleged that SoulCycle banned him from its premises after he filed a…

Read More Lawyer Lacks Standing to Assert Retaliation Claim, Court Holds
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In Dominguez v. Caliber Associates II, Inc. et al. (NY Sup. Ct. Index No. 150944/2014), decided May 20, 2014, the Supreme Court (NY County) denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for sexual harassment under the NYC Human Rights Law and battery against Caliber Associates and Caliber’s owner. (The court granted defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s causes…

Read More NYC Real Estate Agent’s Sexual Harassment and Battery Claims Survive Dismissal, Notwithstanding Her Alleged “Independent Contractor” Status
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