Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Against NYU School of Medicine and Others

In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan federal court on January 19, 2016, Mikolaenko v. NYU School of Medicine et al (16-cv-00413), plaintiff – a doctor – asserts (among other things) that her supervisor threatened to give her poor reviews and terminate her unless she had sex with him, propositioned plaintiff for sex, and made inappropriate sexual comments to her. She asserts claims of hostile work environment and quid pro quo sexual harassment, retaliation, sex discrimination, and ethnicity/national origin discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law.

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