CPLR 3211(a)(7)

In Lum v. Consol. Edison, No. 160027/2020, 2021 WL 5331547 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Nov. 16, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s national origin discrimination claim asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Plaintiff alleged, among other things, that plaintiff’s co-worker made derogatory comments to him (e.g., “open…

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In Cagino v. Meg Levine et al, No. 532458, 2021 WL 5113121 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept. Nov. 04, 2021), the court, inter alia, affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s age discrimination claim asserted under the New York State Human Rights Law. After affirming the dismissal of plaintiff’s religious discrimination claim, the court explained: We reach a similar…

Read More Age Discrimination Complaint Properly Dismissed; Court Holds That Allegations of Replacement by Person of Unspecified Age, and Retirement Inquiries, Were Insufficient
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In Lemanski v. SFM Realty Corp., No. 150261/2021, 2021 WL 4973959 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Oct. 26, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff stated claims for gender- and religion-based discrimination (but not age discrimination) under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: The sole element of plaintiff’s prima…

Read More Gender & Religious Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged on “Disparate Discipline” Theory
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In Oliveras v. City of New York, No. 159011/2020, 2021 WL 4868415 (N.Y. Sup Ct, N.Y. Cty. Oct. 19, 2021), the court held that plaintiff (a NYPD Officer) sufficiently alleged that he was subject to disability discrimination under the N.Y.C. Human Rights Law, and therefore denied defendants’ motion to dismiss. From the decision: Here, accepting…

Read More NYPD Officer’s Disability Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged, Court Holds
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In Sassi v. Mobile Life Support Services, No. 55, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 05449, 2021 WL 4732794 (N.Y., Oct. 12, 2021), the New York Court of Appeals broadly construed the New York laws prohibiting discrimination based on a prior criminal conviction. From the decision: On this appeal, based on the arguments preserved by the parties,…

Read More NY Court of Appeals Provides Plaintiff-Favorable Interpretation of Criminal Conviction Discrimination Law
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In Donnelly v. The New York City and Vicinity District Council of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America et al, 152197/2019, 2021 WL 4494816 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Oct. 01, 2021), the court held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged retaliation under the New York City Human Rights Law. In sum, plaintiff…

Read More Retaliation Claim, Based on Sexual Harassment Complaint, Sufficiently Alleged Under the NYC Human Rights Law
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In Root v. City University of New York, No. 157151/2020, 2021 WL 4352697 (N.Y. Sup Ct, N.Y. Cty. Sept. 24, 2021) (Amended Sept. 27, 2021), the court held that plaintiff, a white/Caucasian Baruch College professor, sufficiently alleged race discrimination under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. Plaintiff’s allegations concern a document called…

Read More White Baruch College Professor’s Race Discrimination Claims Survive Motion to Dismiss
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In Eustache v. Bd. of Educ. of the City School Dist. of the City of New York, No. 153619/2019, 2021 WL 4219732 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Sep. 16, 2021), the court held, inter alia, that plaintiff (a male paraprofessional a/k/a teaching assistant) sufficiently alleged sexual harassment by a co-worker under the New York…

Read More Male Teaching Assistant Sufficiently Alleges Sexual Harassment By Female Co-Worker
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In Thomas v. The City of New York, No. 150877/2021, 2021 WL 3624928 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Aug. 10, 2021), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged a claim for race discrimination under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: A plaintiff states a claim of discrimination under…

Read More Discrimination Claim Against NYC, Based on Involuntary Overtime, Reassignment, and Replacement, Sufficiently Alleged
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From Thior v. Jetblue Airways Corp., No. 161506/2017, 2021 WL 2165645, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 31818(U), 25–26 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County May 27, 2021): Plaintiff argues that within a month of commencing this action in late December 2017, having previously brought claims before the EEOC and the federal district court, and within about…

Read More JetBlue Pilot’s Retaliation Claim Under the NYCHRL Survives Dismissal
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