Age Discrimination

In Mandeville v. NYC Health & Hospitals, No. 159748/2020, 2021 WL 2165639, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 31815(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 18, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged an age-based hostile work environment claim under the New York City Human Rights Law. After determining that plaintiff sufficiently alleged claims for…

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In Mandeville v. NYC Health & Hospitals, No. 159748/2020, 2021 WL 2165639, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 31815(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 18, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged age discrimination under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Notably, this decision considers, and rejects, defendants’ attempt…

Read More Age Discrimination Claims Survive Dismissal Against NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.; Alleged Ageist Comments Were Not “Stray Remarks”
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In Lent v. The City of New York, No. 150403/2020, 2021 WL 2165646,  2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 31805(U), 6 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 19, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s retaliation claims asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Generally, in order to make out a retaliation…

Read More NYPD Employee’s Retaliation Claims Dismissed; No “Protected Activity” Where Underlying Complaint Did Not Sufficiently Identify Harassment Based on Age
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In Farid v. City of New York et al, No. 19-3463, 2021 WL 2012425 (EDNY May 20, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s claim of retaliation under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Specifically, the absence of any “adverse action” following plaintiff’s complaint of age discrimination doomed his claim: Plaintiff alleges that he…

Read More Absent Adverse Action, Retaliation Claim (Based on Age Discrimination Complaint) Dismissed
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In Leach v. University at Buffalo Pediatric Associates, Inc., 2021 WL 1723129 (W.D.N.Y. April 30, 2021), the court held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged age and gender discrimination claims. From the decision: Taking Leach’s allegations as true, she has adequately pleaded the adverse action element of a claim. She states that she was offered a choice…

Read More Age and Gender Discrimination Claims, Arising From Allegation of Forced Retirement, Survive Dismissal
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In Smyth v. City of New York, No. 157294/2017, 2021 WL 1667153 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 28, 2021) – an employment discrimination case – the court granted defendants’ motion for a protective order, and precluded plaintiff from conducting a deposition of its Acting General Counsel Sanford Cohen, on the ground that such…

Read More Discrimination Plaintiff Not Entitled to Depose City Counsel
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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…

Read More Age Discrimination Complaint Sufficiently Alleged Against Battery Park City Authority
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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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