Age Discrimination

In Hamburg v New York Univ. Sch. of Medicine, the New York Appellate Division First Department upheld summary judgment for employer, holding that older employee had failed to demonstrate their was a triable issue of fact as to whether the employer’s stated reason for termination was a pretext for age discrimination. The employer put forward…

Read More New York Appellate Division Upholds Summary Judgment in Favor of NYU School of Medicine on Age Discrimination Claim Under New York City Human Rights Law

In DeFreitas v Bronx Lebanon Hosp. Ctr., New York Appellate Division First Department affirmed the denial of summary judgment for the employer, holding that the employee demonstrated that issues of fact existed as to whether employer’s stated reason for termination was false or unworthy of credence on claims of age discrimination brought under the New…

Read More New York Appellate Division Affirms Denial of Summary Judgment for Employer Under New York City Human Rights Law Age Discrimination Claims

In Weiss v. JPMorgan Chase & Company, the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York held that the causation standard under the New York City Human Rights Law differs from that of the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act, stating as follows: “The causation standards for Weiss’ age discrimination claims under…

Read More Unlike Claims of Age Discrimination Under the Federal ADEA, Mixed-Motive Causation Standard Applies to Claims Brought Under New York City Human Rights Law, Court Says