Court: EDNY

In Steinberg v. Vidal, No. 22-CV-04971 (JMA) (AYS), 2022 WL 16744932 (E.D.N.Y. Nov. 7, 2022), the court denied plaintiff’s motion to amend his complaint to assert a claim against the defendant – the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office – under the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq.…

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In Belvin et al v. Electchester Management, LLC, 2022 WL 10586743 (E.D.N.Y. Oct. 18, 2022) – in which plaintiffs assert claims of, inter alia, hostile work environment – the court ruled on various motions in limine filed by the parties. In one motion, defendant asked the court to preclude testimony from two nonparty employees of defendant…

Read More Other-Employee Harassment Relevant to Hostile Work Environment Claim, Court Holds
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In McMillian v. New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission et al, No. 20-cv-5722 (LDH), 2022 WL 4539689 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 28, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s gender-based hostile work environment claim. From the decision: Defendants argue that Plaintiff’s hostile work environment claim should be dismissed because Plaintiff does not provide any concrete examples…

Read More Title VII Hostile Work Environment Claim, Lacking Connection to Gender, Dismissed
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In Weekes v. Jetblue Airways Corporation et al, No. 21-CV-1965 (MKB), 2022 WL 4291371 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 16, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s disability-related hostile work environment claims asserted under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law.…

Read More Disability (Asthma)-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Sufficiently Alleged Against JetBlue
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In Saleh v. Pretty Girl, Inc. et al, No. 09-CV-1769 (RER), 2022 WL 4078150 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 6, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff presented sufficient evidence to support a jury verdict on plaintiff’s hostile work environment claims. From the decision: Plaintiff presented abundant evidence at trial to demonstrate to a jury that, under…

Read More Harassing Comments, Assault Sufficient to Support Hostile Work Environment Jury Verdict
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In Rojas v. Human Resources Administration, 2022 WL 3716851 (E.D.N.Y. August 29, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s hostile work environment claim asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In support of this claim, plaintiff pointed to four incidents that occurred over roughly five months, namely: (1) Plaintiff’s supervisor telling…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claim Dismissed; “Sarcastic” Comments About “Looks” Etc. Insufficient
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In Shkolnikova v. DeJoy, 18-CV-6400 (MKB), 2022 WL 3358077 (E.D.N.Y. August 15, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claim of pregnancy discrimination asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Applying the McDonnell-Douglas burden-shifting framework, the court found that plaintiff presented a prima facie case…

Read More Assistant Mail Carrier’s Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Survives Summary Judgment
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In Chica v. Shallu Construction Corp., 21-cv-869, 2022 WL 970744 (E.D.N.Y. March 31, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiffs – who are Hispanic and of Latin American descent – sufficiently alleged race-based hostile work environment claims against defendants. As to individual defendant Amninder Singh, the court explained: Plaintiffs have pleaded a “steady barrage…

Read More Race (Hispanic)-Based Hostile Work Environment Claims Sufficiently Alleged
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In Brito et al v. Marina’s Bakery Corp. et al, 19-CV-00828, 2022 WL 875099 (E.D.N.Y. March 24, 2022), the court, inter alia, granted plaintiff’s motion for a default judgment on his hostile work environment claims asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. After summarizing the black-letter law as to those claims,…

Read More Plaintiff Entitled to Default Judgment on Hostile Work Environment Claims; Allegations Included Mocking of Visual and Hearing Impairments
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In Gangadharan v. GNS Goods and Services, et al, 18-cv-7342, 2022 WL 824135 (E.D.N.Y. March 18, 2022), the court, inter alia, granted plaintiff’s motion for default judgment on her claims of religion and gender-based hostile work environment under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law, and…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claims Sufficiently Alleged; Allegations Include “Muslim Bitch” Comments
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