Failure to Promote

In Allen v. City of N.Y., No. 16-560-CV, 2017 WL 2544520 (2d Cir. June 13, 2017) (Summary Order), the Second Circuit vacated in part the lower court’s order granting summary judgment to defendant. Here, plaintiff claims that he was not promoted because of his race and national origin and that he was retaliated against for complaining…

Read More City Employee Overcomes Summary Judgment on Race/National Origin Discrimination (Failure-to-Promote) Claim: Evidence Indicated That Plaintiff Was Qualified; Admission of Discrimination Was Not Hearsay
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In Uwoghiren v. City of New York, 2017 NY Slip Op 01782 (App. Div. 1st Dept. March 9, 2017), the court affirmed the summary judgment dismissal of plaintiff’s claim that he suffered a discriminatory failure to promote due to his national origin. From the decision: Plaintiff established prima facie that he was passed over for promotion under…

Read More Court Affirms Dismissal of Nigerian Plaintiff’s Failure-to-Promote Discrimination Claim
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In Ellison v. Chartis Claims, Inc., 2016 NY Slip Op 51336(U), 53 Misc 3d 1203(A) (N.Y. Sup. Ct. Kings Cty. Sept. 23, 2016), the court dismissed plaintiff’s race discrimination (including wrongful termination, salary discrimination, and failure to promote), retaliation, hostile work environment, and other claims. Among other things, the decision provides an instructive point regarding the…

Read More Race Discrimination, Hostile Work Environment, and Retaliation Claims Dismissed Against AIG
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In Tulino v. City of New York, No. 15-CV-7106 (JMF), 2016 WL 2967847 (S.D.N.Y. May 19, 2016), the court held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged a gender-based hostile work environment claim under the NYC Human Rights Law. In her amended complaint, plaintiff alleged (among other things) that defendant “created and perpetuated a culture that essentially required female…

Read More Plaintiff States Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment Claim; Alleges She Was Called a “Slut” and “Dick Climber”
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In Feliciano v. City of New York, No. 14 CIV. 6751 PAE, 2015 WL 4393163 (S.D.N.Y. July 15, 2015), the Southern District of New York held that plaintiff, a Hispanic Lieutenant employed by the New York City Sheriff’s Department, sufficiently alleged a prima facie case of discriminatory failure to promote based on race and national origin…

Read More Lieutenant Sufficiently Alleges Discriminatory Failure to Promote and (Limited) Retaliation Claim
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In Dunn v. URS Corp., 13-cv-6626 (SDNY Jan. 12, 2015), the Southern District of New York held that plaintiff, an African American man, sufficiently alleged race discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Plaintiff alleged that defendants failed to promote him, paid him less than what similarly situated employees received, failed…

Read More Raises Given to Others Supports Race Discrimination Claim
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On May 28, 2014, an Eastern District federal jury awarded $1.35 million to white Freeport police lieutenant Christopher Barella. Here is the Judgment, memorializing the following awards: $150,000 for loss of back pay, $1,000,000 for loss of front pay, $200,000 for punitive damages. In his Amended Complaint, plaintiff asserted that the Village of Freeport and…

Read More White Police Lieutenant Wins $1.35 Million Award in “Reverse” Discrimination Suit
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