Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment

In Díaz-Zayas v. Municipality of Guaynabo, et al, No. 18-1668 (RAM), 2022 WL 1322657 (D.Puerto Rico April 27, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss plaintiff’s quid pro quo sexual harassment claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The court summarized the factual allegations, in part, as…

Read More Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Claim, Based on Alleged Conduct of Héctor O’Neill-García, Survives Dismissal
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In Cruse v. Bi-State Development Agency of Missouri-Illinois Metropolitan District, No. 4:20-cv-366-MTS, 2022 WL 1185149 (E.D.Mo. April 21, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that factual issues precluded summary judgment on plaintiff’s claims of sexual harassment. In sum, plaintiff alleged that her supervisor (Brew) sexually harassed her, both in person and by phone, and that…

Read More Sexual Harassment Claim(s) Survive Summary Judgment; Factual Issues Existed as to Whether Harassment Culminated in a “Tangible Employment Action” Etc.
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In Friederick v. Passfeed, Inc., Attila Sary et al, 21-cv-2066, 2022 WL 992798 (S.D.N.Y. March 31, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged quid pro quo sexual harassment 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. In…

Read More Sexual Harassment Claims Sufficiently Alleged, Based on Rejection of Supervisor’s Alleged Sexual Advances
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In Doe v. Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, 1:20-CV-01416, 2022 WL 676970 (M.D.Pa. March 7, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s quid pro quo sexual harassment claim asserted under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681. In sum, plaintiff Doe was a graduate student at,…

Read More Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Claim Survives Summary Judgment Against Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
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In Diaz v. Champion Parking Corp., No. 151477/2021, 2022 WL 617009 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Mar. 02, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims for “quid pro quo” and hostile work environment sexual harassment under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court summarized the…

Read More Sexual Harassment Claims Stated Against Champion Parking Corp.
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In Quintero v. Angels of the World, Inc., 19-CV-6126, 2021 WL 4464123 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 10, 2021), the court, inter alia, recommended that plaintiff – an exotic dancer – be awarded a default judgment on her claims of hostile work environment sexual harassment. From the decision: Plaintiff alleges that managers and promoters, all of whom who…

Read More Exotic Dancer Entitled to Default Judgment on Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claims, Court Holds
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In Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Al Meghani Enterprise, Inc. d/b/a/ The Wireless Solutions, SA-21-CV-00760-JKP, 2021 WL 5450147 (W.D.Tex. Nov. 19, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged “quid pro quo” sexual harassment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the decision: With regard to the quid pro…

Read More Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment Claim Sufficiently Alleged; Termination Followed Rejection of Sexual Advances
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In Wolfe v. Carter’s, Inc., 19-cv-560, 2021 WL 3562911 (S.D. Ohio Aug. 11, 2021), the court recommended the dismissal of plaintiff’s “quid pro quo” and “hostile work environment” sexual harassment claims asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. This case is instructive regarding, for example, the circumstances under which “requests for…

Read More Sexual Harassment Complaint Dismissal Recommended; Invitations Did Not Amount to “Unwelcome” Conduct Comprising “Sexual Advances or Favors”
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In Sutton v. Stony Brook University et al, 18-cv-7434, 2021 WL 3667013 (E.D.N.Y. Aug. 18, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s claims of sexual harassment under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681, et seq.[1]Plaintiff also alleged violations of the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution pursuant…

Read More Title IX Sexual Harassment Complaint Dismissed Against Stony Brook University
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In a recent decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit[1]Note: This firm does not engage in the practice of law, and its owner is not licensed to practice law, in the jurisdiction which issued this decision. held that the federal Fair Housing Act prohibits, as a form of “discrimination,” sexual harassment. The…

Read More Sexual Harassment is Prohibited by the Fair Housing Act, 11th Circuit Holds
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