NYC Human Rights Law

In Temidis v. Intern. Business Machines Corp., No. 156289/2018, 2022 WL 4790484, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 33326(U)(N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Oct. 03, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s retaliation claims asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court summarized the facts…

Read More Retaliation Claims, Arising From Complaints of Race Discrimination Against Colleague, Survive Summary Judgment Against IBM
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In Hortas v. Weill Cornell Medical College, No. 162604/2019, 2022 WL 17325643 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Nov. 29, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s constructive discharge/sexual harassment/hostile work environment claim on timeliness grounds. From the decision: A liberal reading of plaintiff’s complaint shows she alleged sexual harassment by…

Read More Constructive Discharge Claim, Based on Allegations of Hostile Work Environment/Sexual Harassment, Sufficiently Alleged
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In Bautista v. PR Gramercy Square Condominium et al, No. 21-cv-11093 (ER), 2022 WL 17156628 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 22, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of race-based discrimination (termination) in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 1981, the New York State Human…

Read More Discrimination (Termination) Claims Sufficiently Alleged; Allegations Included Replacement by White Employees and “Cover Up”
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In Unobagha v. Hilton Garden Inn Times Square North, No. 652744/2022, 2022 WL 16950044 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Nov. 15, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s claim of housing discrimination asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. Such discrimination is actionable under N.Y.C. Admin. Code § 8-107 (5)(a)(1), which makes it…

Read More Hotel Guest’s Race-Based Housing Discrimination Claim Dismissed
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In Gabin v Greenwich House, No. 155015/21, 16651, 2022-00210, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 06428, 2022 WL 16935706 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Nov. 15, 2022), the court reversed a lower court decision dismissing plaintiff’s age discrimination claims under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. The court explained that plaintiff’s claim was timely, in light…

Read More Age Discrimination Claims’ Timeliness Dismissal Reversed; Tolls Applied
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In Hribovsek v. United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, No. 152849/2017, 2022 WL 16924073 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Nov. 14, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claims of race and national origin discrimination, as well as her claims of hostile work environment, under the New…

Read More Discrimination Claims, Based in Part on Mocking of Slovenian Accent, Survive Summary Judgment
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In Conahan v. Medquest Ltd., et al, 20-cv-1325 (LJL), 2022 WL 16748585 (S.D.N.Y. Nov. 7, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s claims of age discrimination asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. From the decision: The Second Circuit has stated that stray-age related remarks…

Read More Age Discrimination Claim, Based on Pre-Termination Age-Related Remarks, Survives Summary Judgment
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In Wetzel v. Systra USA Inc., No. 151707/2022, 2022 WL 16574840 (N.Y. Sup Ct, N.Y. Cty. Nov. 01, 2022), the court dismissed plaintiff’s age discrimination claims asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. After holding that plaintiff failed to state a claim under the New York State Human Rights Law, court…

Read More Age Discrimination Claims Dismissed; Younger Workers Also Suffered Detriment
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In Desrosiers v. Summit Security Services, Inc. et al, 2022 WL 13808524 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 21, 2022), the court, inter alia, dismissed plaintiff’s claims of national origin discrimination asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law. This case…

Read More National Origin Discrimination Claim Dismissed; Alleged Comments Were Non-Actionable “Stray Remarks”
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