Administrative Exhaustion

In Poole v. EB Care at Garden City d/b/a The Bristal at Garden City et al, 19-CV-6222, 2019 WL 6352466 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 27, 2019), the court dismissed plaintiff’s race discrimination and sexual harassment claims, asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, due to his failure to exhaust his administrative remedies. Plaintiff…

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In Robinson v. Medical Answering Service et al, 5:18-CV-1222, 2019 WL 5653378 (N.D.N.Y. Oct. 31, 2019), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s race discrimination claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, on the ground that that claim was (a) not asserted in plaintiff’s EEOC filing, and (b) not “reasonably related”…

Read More Race Discrimination Claim Dismissed as Not Administratively Exhausted at the EEOC; Not “Reasonably Related” to EEOC Gender Discrimination Claim

In Hooper v. PetSmart, Inc. et al, 2019 WL 4888651 (EDNY Sept. 30, 2019), the court denied plaintiff’s motion to amend an age discrimination claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA). The court held that plaintiff’s ADEA claim had three flaws; its discussion of each succinctly highlights important features of the…

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In Edo v. Antika Pizzeria Astoria, Inc., 15-cv-5605, 2019 WL 4602799 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 23, 2019), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s race-based hostile work environment claim, finding that it was not administratively exhausted at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). From the decision: The court agrees with defendant’s argument that plaintiff’s hostile work environment…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claim, Not Asserted at the EEOC, Dismissed

In Ray v. New York State Insurance Fund, 16-cv-2895, 2018 WL 3475467 (S.D.N.Y. July 18, 2018), the court, inter alia, dismiss plaintiff’s hostile work environment claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 because the plaintiff did not “exhaust administrative remedies.” The court summarized the law: “[E]xhaustion of administrative remedies through the EEOC…

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In Caddick v. Personnel Co. I LLC, 16-cv-7326, 2018 WL 3222520 (S.D.N.Y. June 29, 2018), the court dismissed plaintiff’s Title VII claims of gender and national origin discrimination claims because they were not properly “exhausted” at the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The court explained: In Plaintiff’s Second Amended Complaint, she has asserted that she was…

Read More Court: Discrimination Claims Must Be Separately Exhausted at the EEOC

In ANNA WURTZBURGER, Plaintiff, v. EVERETT KORET, JERRY FLORY, JAMY FLORY, and FLORY CORP., Defendants., 16-cv-7897, 2018 WL 2209507, at *4 (S.D.N.Y. May 14, 2018), the court dismissed plaintiff’s failure-to-hire age discrimination claim under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). This case illustrates the importance of complying with that statute’s “administrative exhaustion” requirement. The law:…

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IN Brunson-Bedi v. State of New York (Hudson Valley DDSO), Local 412 of the CSEA, Inc. et al, 15-cv-9790, 2018 WL 2084171 (SDNY May 1, 2018), the court held that a Title VII sexual harassment plaintiff’s failure to exhaust administrative remedies – in that she did not receive a right-to-sue letter from the EEOC before…

Read More Failure to Exhaust Administrative Remedies Cured in Title VII Sexual Harassment Suit

The law is well-settled that in order to file a claim for employment discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in federal court, a plaintiff “must first pursue available administrative remedies and file a timely complaint with the [U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission].” See 42 U.S.C. § 2000e–5(e) and (f). This…

Read More 2d Circuit: Defendant Has Burden on “Administrative Exhaustion” For Title VII Employment Discrimination Claims