Age Discrimination

In Pustilnik v. Battery Park City Authority et al, No. 150138/2020, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 21087, 2021 WL 1324212 (NY Sup. Ct. NY Cty. Apr. 8, 2021), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law.[1]The court also denied defendants’ motion to…

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In Watman v. Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C., No. 527615/2019, 2021 WL 840020, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 30651(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, Kings County Mar. 04, 2021), the court held that plaintiff – a 62 year-old neonatologist – sufficiently alleged age discrimination under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court…

Read More Doctor’s Age Discrimination Complaint Sufficiently Alleged Against Physician Affiliate Group of New YorkNeonatologist
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In Echavarria v. ABM Industry Group LLC et al, 2021 WL 794944 (S.D.N.Y. Feb. 26, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s claim of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). From the decision: The amended complaint also fails to state a claim under the ADEA. Plaintiff’s only allegations suggesting that her age had…

Read More Federal Age Discrimination Claim Dismissed; “Retirement”, “Hag” Comments Held Insufficient
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In McEvoy v. Fairfield University, 2021 WL 613626 (2d Cir. Feb. 17, 2021) (Summary Order), the court affirmed the summary judgment dismissal of plaintiff’s age discrimination claim asserted under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967. From the Order: The District Court held that McEvoy failed to show that Fairfield University’s proffered non-discriminatory explanations…

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In Clementi v. Highbridge Community Development Corp., No. 25371/18E, 2020 WL 8369733, 2020 N.Y. Slip Op. 34419(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, Bronx County Dec. 22, 2020), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claims of age and race discrimination under the New York City Human Rights Law. In sum, plaintiff, a Caucasian…

Read More Age, Race Discrimination Claims Survive Summary Judgment
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In Kunik v. N.Y.C. Dep’t of Educ., 20-741-cv (2d Cir. Jan. 15, 2021) (Summary Order), the court, inter alia, affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s age and religion-based hostile work environment and constructive discharge claims. From the Order: The district court correctly determined that Kunik’s amended complaint failed to state a claim for hostile work environment…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claims Properly Dismissed; Reliance on Defendants’ “Demeanor” Insufficient
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In Herz v. City of New York et al, 2021 WL 134528 (S.D.N.Y.  Jan. 14, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that the plaintiff did not plausibly plead a claim of age- and tenure-based discrimination under the New York State Human Rights Law. The court found the case of Gundlach, 11 Civ. 846, 2012 WL 1520919…

Read More Teacher’s Age Discrimination Claim Dismissed; Allegation of Tenure and Length of Employment Insufficient
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In EEOC v. AZ Metro Distributors, LLC, 2020 WL 7404432 (EDNY Dec. 16, 2020), the court, inter alia, held that a jury verdict in plaintiff’s favor on claims of age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act was supported by sufficient evidence, and therefore denied defendant’s Rule 50 motion for judgment as a matter…

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In Pelepelin v. City of New York, No. 12535, 154246/18, 2019-5743, 2020 N.Y. Slip Op. 07291, 2020 WL 7061886 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Dec. 03, 2020), the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Division, First Department, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged a discriminatory failure to promote claim under the New York State and City Human…

Read More NYPD Detective’s Failure-to-Promote Discrimination Claims, Based on Age and National Origin (Russian), Sufficiently Alleged Under NYS & NYC Human Rights Laws
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