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Fourth Department – Mabretti v. New York State Division of Human Rights

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Discrimination Probable Cause – No Hearing Standard of Review Mabretti v. New York State Division of Human Rights CA 14-02196 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The petitioner commenced an article 78 proceeding seeking to ...

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U.S. District Court, WDNY – Discrimination: Rivera v. Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority

U.S. District Court, WDNY – Discrimination – Successive Motion for Summary Judgment – New Legal Basis   Rivera v. Rochester Genesee Regional Transportation Authority 07-cv-6483L Judge Larimer   Background: The plaintiff commenced an action against his employer, and two employees, asserting claims ...

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Fourth Department – Discrimination: Coles v. New York State Division of Human Rights

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Discrimination – Disability – Light-duty Position – Permanent Disability   Coles v. New York State Division of Human Rights TP 14-00333 Transferred from Supreme Court, Erie County   Background: The petitioner commenced a proceeding pursuant to ...

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Fourth Department – Discrimination: County of Erie v. New York State Division of Human Rights

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Discrimination – Physical Disability – Reasonable Accommodation – Damages   County of Erie v. New York State Division of Human Rights TP 14-00043 Transferred from Supreme Court, Erie County   Background: The petitioner commenced a proceeding ...

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Fourth Department — Discrimination: Moll v. Telesector Resources Group, Inc.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Discrimination Hostile Work Environment — Sex-neutral Incidents Moll v. Telesector Resources Group, Inc. 12-4688-cv; 13-0918-cv Judges Walker, Cabranes and Parker Background: The plaintiff appealed from a decision granting the defendant’s motion dismissing her complaint and her ...

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Obama to sign orders protecting gay employees

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to sign executive orders Monday prohibiting discrimination against gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, without a new exemption that was requested by some religious organizations. Obama’s action comes ...

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WDNY — Discrimination: Owens v. Rochester City School District

U.S. District Court, WDNY Discrimination Promotion — Non-discriminatory Reason Owens v. Rochester City School District 11-cv-6589L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a custodian engineer, commenced an action alleging that he was subjected to discriminatory conduct and that the defendant maintained ...

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Nursing home agrees to stop discrimination

ROME, N.Y. — State investigators have reached a settlement in a discrimination case against a central New York nursing home that posted an order reading “No Colored Nurses” in a unit to accommodate a racist white patient. Attorney General Eric ...

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Second Circuit — Discrimination: Matusick v. Erie Cnty. Water Auth., et al.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Discrimination Prior Administrative Hearing — Weight of Evidence Matusick v. Erie Cnty. Water Auth., et al. 11-1234-(L) Judges Sack, Raggi and Lohier Background: The plaintiff, who is white, brought an action alleging that ...

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Senate OKs gay rights bill banning discrimination

WASHINGTON — The Senate approved legislation outlawing workplace discrimination against gay, bisexual and transgender Americans, demonstrating the nation’s quickly evolving attitude toward gay rights nearly two decades after Congress rejected same-sex marriage. Fifty-four members of the Democratic majority and 10 ...

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