Hostile Work Environment

In Rodriguez v. Town of Cicero et al, No. 20 C 7608, 2022 WL 1773715 (N.D.Ill. June 1, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged a hostile work environment sexual harassment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The court summarized plaintiff’s sexual harassment allegations as follows: The…

Read More Police Officer’s Title VII Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Sufficiently Alleged, Court Holds
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In Onely v. Redner’s Markets, Inc., No. 21-4785, 2022 WL 1773606 (E.D.Pa. June 1, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s race-based hostile work environment claim in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and 42 U.S.C. § 1981. From the decision: After disregarding legal conclusions, the…

Read More Race-Based Hostile Work Environment Claims Survive Dismissal; Allegations Included Reference to “Offensive” Hair
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In Logan v. Millstone Manor LLC et al, 20-14433 (MAS) (TJB), 2022 WL 1720172 (D.N.J. May 27, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s hostile work environment sexual harassment claim. (The court also dismissed plaintiff’s “quid pro quo” sexual harassment claim.) From the decision: Viewing the evidence in a light most favorable to Logan, his…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim Dismissed; “High Bar” Not Met
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In Surgeon v. Midas Hospitality, LLC, 3:22-cv-115-MOC-DSC, 2022 WL 1697409 (W.D.N.C. May 26, 2022), the court granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s harassment/hostile work environment claims, asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, due to plaintiff’s failure to exhaust her administrative remedies at the…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claim Dismissed as Not Administratively Exhausted
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In Harris v. Sam’s East, Inc., 4:20-CV-176 (CDL), 2022 WL 1631963 (M.D.Ga. May 23, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim for retaliation under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This case illustrates that a retaliation claim may survive, even though the underlying claim –…

Read More Retaliation Claim, Arising From Complaints of Sexual Harassment, Survives Summary Judgment
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In Jones v. CareandWear II, Inc., No. 656428/2020, 75 Misc. 3d 1205(A), 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 50383(U), 2022 WL 1483791 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. N.Y. Cty. May 10, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged a claim of gender discrimination and hostile work environment under the New York State and City Human Rights…

Read More Sex/Gender Harassment & Hostile Work Environment Claims Survive Against CareandWear II, Inc.
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In Chen v. Jewish Bd. of Family and Children’s Services, Inc., No. 525625/18, 2022 WL 1540178 (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County May 13, 2022), the court dismissed, on summary judgment, plaintiff’s claims of gender discrimination and hostile work environment asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. As to plaintiff’s discrimination claim, the court…

Read More Sex/Gender-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Dismissed; “Insensitive” Comments Amounted to “Petty Slights and Trivial Inconveniences”
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In Brager v. Quality Bldg. Services Corp., No. 155832/2021, 2022 WL 1599529 (N.Y. Sup. Ct. NY Cty. May 20, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s age and national origin-based hostile work environment claim as insufficiently pled. As to plaintiff’s age discrimination claim, the court explained: Plaintiff’s allegations regarding the alleged hostile work environment related…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claims Insufficiently Alleged; Being Jewish Was Not a “National Origin” Category
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In Turner v. Copeland Group USA Inc, 2022 WL 1508446 (S.D.Tex. May 10, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s race-based hostile work environment claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The court summarized the relevant facts as follows: Plaintiffs Vanessa La Barrie and Celmira Turner…

Read More Race-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim, While Based on “Scant” Allegations, Survived Dismissal
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In Makhsudova v. City of New York et al, 2022 WL 1571152 (S.D.N.Y. May 18, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment claims 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.…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claims, Asserted by Muslim Uzbek Woman, Survive Dismissal
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