Race/Color Discrimination

In Edstrom v. St. Nicks Alliance Corp., 2021 NY Slip Op 03112 (App. Div. 1st Dept. May 13, 2021), the court affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s claims of housing discrimination under the Fair Housing Act (42 USC §§ 3604 and 3617) and New York State Human Rights Law, but held that there were sufficient facts…

Read More Housing Discrimination Dismissal Affirmed; Habitability Claim Survives
Share This:

In Green v. NYU Langone Medical Center, 2021 WL 1910549 (SDNY May 12, 2021), the court dismissed plaintiff’s federal claims of race discrimination and retaliation (asserted under Title VII of the Civil rights Act of 1964 and 42 U.S.C. 1981), and declined to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over plaintiff’s state and local law claims. The court…

Read More Race Discrimination Claims Dismissed Against NYU Langone Medical Center as Time-Barred
Share This:

In Quinones v. City of Binghamton et al, Docket No. 20-3078, 2021 WL 1898117 (2d Cir. May 12, 2021), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, inter alia, vacated the lower court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s complaint, which was based on its holding that he failed to articulate any discrimination claim. It held that…

Read More Race (Hispanic) Discrimination Section 1981 Claim Alleged by Complaint; Dismissal Vacated
Share This:

In Mitchell v. New York City, No. 161543/2018, 2021 WL 1825353 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 30, 2021), the court denied plaintiff’s motion to reargue the court’s prior decision granting summary judgment to defendants on plaintiff’s discrimination and hostile work environment claims, as well as to amend the complaint. As to the former,…

Read More Motion for Reconsideration Denied in Employment Discrimination/Hostile Work Environment Case
Share This:

In Blanc v. The City of New York et al, No. 154032/2020, 2021 WL 1022595, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 30837(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Mar. 17, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff – a 57 year-old Black man of Haitian national origin – sufficiently alleged facts to make out a claim…

Read More Age/Race/Color/National Origin Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged; Plaintiff Alleges Dilution of Job Responsibilities, Demotion, and Salary Reduction
Share This:

In Sapio v. Selux Corporation et al, 2021 WL 1568819 (2d Cir. April 22, 2021) (Summary Order), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated the lower court’s dismissal of plaintiff’s race discrimination claim asserted under 42 USC § 1981. From the Order: The District Court dismissed Sapio’s Section 1981 claim on the…

Read More Race Discrimination Dismissal Vacated; Court Cites Allegedly False Reasons For Termination
Share This:

In Grimes-Jenkins v. Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc., 2021 WL 1226658 (S.D.N.Y. March 31, 2021), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s race-based 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…

Read More Race-Based Hostile Work Environment Claims Survive Summary Judgment Against Con Edison; Slavery Comment Cited
Share This:

In Jaffery v. Downtown Pharmacy, Inc., et al, 20 Civ. 3437, 2021 WL 1199074 (S.D.N.Y. March 30, 2021) (J. Daniels), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s discrimination and hostile work environment claims under 42 USC § 1981. From the decision: Here, Plaintiff alleges both a hostile work environment and discriminatory adverse employment…

Read More Section 1981 Employment Discrimination Claim Survives Dismissal Against Pharmacy
Share This:

In Felton v. Monroe Community College et al, 6:20-CV-06156, 2021 WL 1132411 (W.D.N.Y. March 24, 2021), the court held, inter alia, that plaintiff sufficiently alleged race discrimination, and denied defendant’s motion to dismiss under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6). From the decision: Plaintiff’s allegations as to discriminatory motive are admittedly thin. However, construing Plaintiff’s…

Read More Race Discrimination Claim Sufficiently Alleged Against Monroe Community College
Share This:
(212) 227-2100