Discrimination Based on Domestic Violence Victim Status

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…

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In Taylor v. The Children’s Village et al, 2021 WL 1581568 (SDNY April 21, 2021), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s discrimination claim, asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, based on her status as a crime victim. This decision illustrates Title VII’s relatively narrow scope: Plaintiff suggests throughout the amended…

Read More Title VII Discrimination Claim, Based on Status as Crime Victim, Dismissed
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