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In Argoti v. Equinox Holdings, Inc., No. 152903/2019, 2021 WL 2480058 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County June 17, 2021) – an employment discrimination / hostile work environment case –  the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to compel information regarding plaintiff’s medical treatment, which they contend was relevant to plaintiff’s claim for emotional distress…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Plaintiff May Refrain, For Now, From Producing Medical Discovery Relating to Emotional Distress Damages
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In Jimenez v. 64th St. Auto Parts Inc., No. 153409/2020, 2021 WL 2416508 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County June 11, 2021), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of race and national origin discrimination, hostile work environment, and retaliation under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. In…

Read More Race and National Origin Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged Against 64th St. Auto Parts
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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 an age-based hostile work environment claim under the New York City Human Rights Law. After determining that plaintiff sufficiently alleged claims for…

Read More Age-Based Hostile Work Environment Claim Survives Against Harlem Hospital
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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 Laguerre v. The City of New York, No. 153958/2020, 2021 WL 2165567, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 31810(U) (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 27, 2021), the court denied defendants’ motion (in part) to dismiss plaintiff’s race discrimination (failure to promote) and retaliation claims asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. Here…

Read More Haitian Man’s Discrimination and Retaliation Claims Survive Dismissal Against the City of New York
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In Piscitelli v. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Services, Inc., No. 159272/20, 2021 WL 1883632 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 07, 2021), the court denied defendants’ pre-answer to dismiss plaintiff’s pregnancy discrimination claim asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court summarized plaintiff’s allegations as follows: In July 2018, plaintiff…

Read More Pregnancy Discrimination Claim Against Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Services Survives 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 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
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In Donnelly v. New York City & Vicinity Dist. Council of the United Bhd. of Carpenters & Joiners of Am., 2021 NY Slip Op 31308(U), No. 152197/2019, 2021 WL 1549821 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Apr. 20, 2021), the court granted plaintiff’s motion to amend their complaint to add a claim for retaliation under the New York…

Read More Retaliation Claim Sufficiently Alleged; Court Grants Motion to Amend Complaint to Add NYC Human Rights Law Claim Arising From Complaints of Sexual Harassment
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