Sex Discrimination

New York’s highest court–the New York Court of Appeals–held in Zakrzewska v New School that the Faragher-Ellerth defense does not apply to claims brought under the New York City Human Rights Law. The Faragher-Ellerth defense provides as follows: “an employer is not liable under Title VII for sexual harassment committed by a supervisory employee if it sustains the…

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