Judge: Laurence L. Love

In Sakthivel v. Industrious Staffing Co., LLC, No. 650435/2020, 2021 WL 53146, 2021 N.Y. Slip Op. 30025(U), 4–5 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 06, 2021), the court dismissed plaintiff’s claims of wrongful termination  under the New York Labor Law (specifically, NY Labor Law §§ 215, 740(2)). From the decision: Plaintiff alleges a workplace…

Read More Workplace Assault, Followed by Termination, Held Insufficient to Make Out NY Labor Law Whistleblower/Retaliation Claims
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In Cooney v. City of New York Dept. of Sanitation, No. 650113/2013, 2020 WL 4391481 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County July 30, 2020), the court granted defendants’ motion for summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s complaint asserting disability discrimination arising from the Department of Sanitation’s rejection of plaintiff as a candidate for employment. In this case,…

Read More Disability Discrimination Claim Against Dept. of Sanitation Dismissed; No “Reasonable Accommodation” For Skin Condition
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In Triana v. NYC Health & Hospitals, No. 152276/2019, 2020 NY Slip Op 30605(U), 2020 WL 1031379 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Feb. 20, 2020), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s race-based hostile work environment claims asserted under 42 USC §§ 1981 and 1983 and the New York City Human Rights Law. The court…

Read More Hostile Work Environment Claim Dismissed; Accent Comments Held Insufficient
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