2022

In  DeLaRosa v. New York City Department of Education et al, 21-CV-4051 (JPO), 2022 WL 2752589 (S.D.N.Y. July 14, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged retaliation, arising from complaints of age discrimination, under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York…

Read More Retaliation Claims, Arising From Complaints of Age Discrimination, Sufficiently Allege Against NYC Dept. of Education
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In  DeLaRosa v. New York City Department of Education et al, 21-CV-4051 (JPO), 2022 WL 2752589 (S.D.N.Y. July 14, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law. From…

Read More Age Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged Against NYC Dept. of Education
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Following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overruled Roe v. Wade and jettisoned the federal constitutional right to abortion, there has been an uptick in discussions over the so-called “right to travel” between/among United States states. Specifically, the discussion has centered on the issue as it pertains to…

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In Zdanowitz v. Queens-Long Island Medical Group, P.C., No. 159574/2017, 2022 WL 2387853, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 32050(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County July 01, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision:…

Read More Age Discrimination Claim Survives Summary Judgment Against Queens-Long Island Medical Group
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In Bush v. Alliant Content, LLC, 2022 NY Slip Op 22199 (NY Sup. Ct. Westchester Cty. July 5, 2022), the court ruled on an issue that became particularly relevant during the COVID pandemic, namely, whether a deposition – a proceeding, part of the “discovery” process in civil litigation, comprising the interposition of real-time questions to…

Read More Unvaccinated Cancer Survivor Must Appear For In-Person Deposition, Court Rules
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In Franchitti v. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp., 21-CV-2174 (JMF), 2022 WL 2657171 (S.D.N.Y. July 8, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s retaliation claims asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and the New York State Human Rights Law. From the decision: As noted, Franchitti brings a…

Read More Retaliation Claims, Based on Withdrawal of Settlement, Dismissed
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In Gough v. Remedy Partners, LLC, No. 650623/2020, 2022 WL 2612436 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County July 07, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of age discrimination asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. From the decision: The complaint alleges that plaintiff was terminated…

Read More Age Discrimination Sufficiently Alleged; Plaintiff Was Terminated and Replaced by Employee 10 Years Younger
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In Karpaitis v. Mandal’s, Inc., 21-cv-305, 2022 WL 2445004 (S.D. Miss. July 5, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s quid pro quo sexual harassment claim. From the decision: [A] quid pro quo sexual harassment claim requires that the plaintiff suffer a tangible employment action for her refusal to submit to a supervisor’s sexual demands. Ellerth,…

Read More “Quid Pro Quo” Sexual Harassment Claim Dismissed, Notwithstanding “Flirtatious, Offensive, and Altogether Inappropriate” Comments
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In Karpaitis v. Mandal’s, Inc., 21-cv-305, 2022 WL 2445004 (S.D. Miss. July 5, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s retaliation claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: Plaintiff also alleges that she was terminated for engaging in the protected activity of reporting…

Read More Retaliation Claim, Arising From Sexual Harassment Report, Survives Dismissal
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In Valentia Villetti, Faiza Jibril, M.D. v. Guidepoint Global LLC, 21-2059-cv, 2022 WL 2525662 (2d Cir. July 7, 2022), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, inter alia, vacated the lower court’s summary judgment on plaintiff’s retaliation claims asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State…

Read More Retaliation Claims Survive Summary Judgment; Court Cites Temporal Proximity Between Complaints and Termination and Inconsistent Explanations For Termination
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