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In Tubo v. Orange Reg’l Med. Ctr., No. 16-632-CV, 2017 WL 2180952 (2d Cir. May 17, 2017) (Summary Order), the court affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s race discrimination, retaliation, and vacation pay/contract claims. As to her race discrimination claim, the court explained: We agree with the district court that Tubo failed to establish a prima […]

A Nassau County trial court recently held, in DeMay v. Wheatley Hills Golf Club, Inc., that plaintiff presented enough evidence to proceed on her gender discrimination, hostile work environment, retaliation, and aiding and abetting claims under the New York State Human Rights Law, NY Executive Law § 296(1)(a). Plaintiff Toni DeMay, the former General Manager of […]

Generally, with the exception of New York City’s Earned Sick Time Act, New York law does not require payment for time not actually worked (such as holidays, sick time, and vacations) unless the employer has established a policy or agreed to make such payments. Is There an Agreement? As explained by the court in Litras v PVM […]

The Eastern District of New York recently held, in Litras v PVM Intern. Corp., that plaintiff plausibly alleged various claims relating to non-payment of wages and retaliation. Plaintiff – who was employed by PVM as an export manager – alleged that her employment was terminated because she testified against defendants (the Sabhnanis) in a federal […]