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Workplace Issues: Revived retaliation claim shows when case must go to jury

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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 ...

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Second Circuit — Retaliation: Royal Crown Day Care LLC v. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Retaliation Qualified Immunity — Pretext Royal Crown Day Care LLC v. Department of Health and Mental Hygiene 12-459-cv Judges Pooler, Lynch and Droney Background: The plaintiffs commenced an action alleging that the ...

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Fourth Department — Retaliation: Calhoun v. County of Herkimer, et al.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Retaliation Causal Relationship — Pretext Calhoun v. County of Herkimer, et al. CA 13-00348 Appealed from Supreme Court, Herkimer County Background: The plaintiff commenced a retaliation claim after her supervisor’s wife, a special education teacher, was ...

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Second Circuit — Retaliation: Kwan v. The Andalex Group LLC

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Retaliation Knowledge Prong — General Corporate Knowledge Kwan v. The Andalex Group LLC 12-2493-cv Judges B.D. Parker, Lohier and Koeltl Background: The plaintiff appealed from a judgment dismissing her complaint alleging discrimination, ...

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Court of Appeals — Retaliation: Sandiford v. City of New York Dept. of Educ.

New York State Court of Appeals Retaliation Discrimination — Sufficiency of Evidence Sandiford v. City of New York Dept. of Educ. No. 157 Memorandum Background: The plaintiff commenced an action alleging discrimination and retaliation after she was terminated from her employment ...

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WDNY — Retaliation: Ocasio v. Konesky

U.S. District Court, WDNY Retaliation Medical Diagnosis Ocasio v. Konesky 10-cv-6201L Judge Larimer Background: The pro se plaintiff commenced an action against the New York State Department of Correctional Services alleging that his rights were violated after being removed from ...

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Second Circuit — Retaliation: Tepperwien v. Entergy Nuclear Operations

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Retaliation Trivial Harms — Punitive Damages Tepperwien v. Entergy Nuclear Operations 10-1425-cv Judges Katzmann, Chin and Gleeson Background: The plaintiff, a security officer employed by the defendant, alleged that he was sexually ...

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Rivera v. Lempke, et al.

U.S. District Court, WDNY Prisoner Misbehavior Reports Retaliation Rivera v. Lempke, et al. 10-cv-6517L Judge Larimer Background: The plaintiff, a former inmate of Five Points Correctional Facility, brought an action against the Department of Correctional Services alleging violations of his ...

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