NYC Human Rights Law

In Lively v. Wafra Inv. Advisory Group, Inc., No. 154121/2021, 2022 WL 195735 (N.Y. Sup Ct, N.Y. Cty., Jan. 21, 2022), the court, inter alia, granted defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s age discrimination claim under the New York State Human Rights Law (N.Y. Exec. Law § 290, et seq.) and the New York City Human…

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In Tarantul v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corp., No. 159425/2020, 2022 WL 159587 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 18, 2022), the court, inter alia, granted defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claim that defendant failed to engage in a cooperative dialogue, pertaining to an alleged disability, in violation of the New York City Human…

Read More Failure to Plead “Disability” Dooms “Cooperative Dialogue” Claim Under NYC Human Rights Law
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In Tarantul v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corp., No. 159425/2020, 2022 WL 159587 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 18, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s retaliation claim, asserted under New York City Human Rights Law (N.Y.C. Admin. Code § 8-107(7), finding that such claim was sufficiently alleged. (The court…

Read More Retaliation Claim, Arising From Complaint of Caregiver-Status Discrimination, Sufficiently Alleged Against NYC Health & Hospitals Corp.
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In Tarantul v. New York City Health and Hospitals Corp., No. 159425/2020, 2022 WL 159587 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 18, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion to dismiss plaintiff’s “caregiver status” discrimination claim asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law, finding that such claim was sufficiently alleged. (The…

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In Sedhom v. SUNY Downstate Medical Center, et al., No. 15080, 1555837/17, 2020-04443, 2022 N.Y. Slip Op. 00292, 2022 WL 150794 (N.Y.A.D. 1 Dept., Jan. 18, 2022), the court unanimously affirmed the dismissal of plaintiff’s age-based discrimination and hostile work environment claims. In sum, plaintiff contends that defendants discriminated against her and terminated her employment on the…

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In Samuel v. Devachan Hair and Spa, Inc., No. 150598/2020, 2022 WL 103412 (N.Y. Sup Ct, New York County Jan. 05, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged a “hybrid” – here, race-plus-gender – discrimination claim asserted under the New York City Human Rights Law. From the decision: Defendants move to dismiss…

Read More Race-Plus-Gender Claim Survives Dismissal Under NYC Human Rights Law
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In Huffman v. Brooklyn College, The City University of New York and Anne Lopes, No. 20-CV-06156, 2022 WL 43766 (E.D.N.Y. Jan. 5, 2022), the court, inter alia, held that plaintiff sufficiently alleged age discrimination under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights…

Read More CUNY Italian Professor’s Age Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged
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In Huffman v. Brooklyn College, The City University of New York and Anne Lopes, No. 20-CV-06156, 2022 WL 43766 (E.D.N.Y. Jan. 5, 2022), the court, inter alia, denied defendants’ motions to dismiss plaintiff’s national origin- and age-based discrimination claims. As to plaintiff’s national origin discrimination claims, the court explained: The court has little difficulty concluding…

Read More CUNY Italian Professor’s National Origin Discrimination Claims Sufficiently Alleged
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In Petty v. Law Off. of Robert P. Santoriella, P.C., 2021 NY Slip Op 07527 (N.Y. App. Div. 1 Dept. Dec. 28, 2021), the court reversed the dismissal of plaintiff’s gender-based public accommodation discrimination claim, asserted under the New York State and City Human Rights Laws. From the decision: In this case, plaintiff made a…

Read More Gender-Based Public Accommodation Discrimination Claim Proceeds Against Lawyer
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In Crowley v. Billboard Magazine, No. 19-cv-7571, 2021 WL 6033608 (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 21, 2021), the court granted defendant’s motion for summary judgment dismissing plaintiff’s claims of sexual orientation discrimination 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…

Read More Sexual Orientation Discrimination Claim Dismissed; Sending Sexually-Charged Messages Was Sufficient Reason For Termination, Notwithstanding That The Conduct Was Not Specifically Forbidden
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