This case involves allegations by the plaintiff that she was subjected to a hostile work environment because of her religion and national origin. The trial court granted summary judgment, but the Court of Appeals sent this case to the jury. ...Read More »
In Yang v. Navigators Group, a summary order decided on Dec. 22 (2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 23259), the Second Circuit Court of Appeals revived a retaliation claim and explained how the district court erred in granting summary judgment. The plaintiff ...Read More »
When an employee complains about sexual harassment, management has to stop everything and take it seriously to beneﬁt from the Afﬁrmative Defense available if prevention via a comprehensive investigation is performed. Any HR representative will tell you that management ...Read More »
“[M]y retaliation will be your undoing.” — Gail McHugh, Collide (2013) Retaliation is the single largest and fastest growing type of employment-related claim. Statistics from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which oversees federal discrimination and harassment laws, reflect that retaliation ...
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The Court of Appeals reverses summary judgment in a racial discrimination case, holding that the jury may find employer’s reasons for denying the plaintiff tenure a pretext, even though the District Court did not find independent evidence of discrimination (Sands ...Read More »
The ADA prohibits discrimination against a qualified individual on the basis of disability in regard to job application procedures, the hiring, advancement, or discharge of employees, employee compensation, job training, and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. The Appeals ...Read More »