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Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Eastern District of New York  Garcia Herrera v. Jai Balaji Inc d/b/a Super 8 by Wyndham Long Island City LGA Hotel, Case No.: 19-cv-07164-MKB-PK  On December 20, 2019, Lead Plaintiff, Ms. Garcia Herrera, on behalf of herself, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly-situated, filed […]

New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Gedeon v. Valucare, Inc.; Civil Case No.: 19-cv-06954  On December 11, 2019, Plaintiff Gedeon, on behalf of herself, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly-situated, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Eastern District of New York VALUCARE, INC. (“Defendant”), alleging as […]

 Mayor DeBlasio recently expanded laws enacted to protect city businesses and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic. DeBlasio signed three bills in total. The first extended and expanded paid safe and sick leave to more workers. The other two extended protection for commercial tenants and hotel workers. Safe and Sick Time for NYC Employees The first […]

EDNY Schimkewitsch v. N.Y. Inst. of Tech., CV 19-5199 Plaintiff alleges he was expelled from the New York Institute of Technology due to discrimination based upon sex, national origin, and disability.  Plaintiff also asserted claims grounded in breach of contract arising from his expulsion.  Defendant moved to dismiss all causes of action pursuant to Federal […]

New Action filed in the Southern District of New York Angel and Teofilo v. Afghan Kebab House I Inc. and Mohammad K. Rouzyi, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-11347 On December 11, 2019, Plaintiffs, Mr. Angel and Mr. Teofilo, filed a lawsuit in the United States Southern District of New York against AFGHAN KEBAB HOUSE I […]

$100,000.00 – Disability Discrimination Case – Firm represented a decorated veteran of the United States Army against his former employer for disability discrimination pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended (“ADA”), and the New York State Human Rights Law, as well as common law defamation. After engaging in private mediation, the […]

New Action filed in the Eastern District of New York Aquapan v. Sunshine 39 Windows & Glass, Inc. and Lim Siew Seng, individually, Civil Case No.: 19-cv-06446 On November 14, 2019, Plaintiff Aquapan, on behalf of himself, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly-situated, filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court Eastern […]

$157,500.00 – Disability & Age Discrimination Case – Firm represented a staff member against his former employer for disability and age discrimination, collectively in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the New York State Human Rights Law, as well as retaliation under the Family and Medical Leave […]

With the election right around the corner on Tuesday, November 3, many Americans are eager to cast their votes.  Before rushing to the polls, New Yorkers should be aware The State has once again amended Section 3-110 of the New York State Election Law.[i]  Employees are now entitled to only two hours of paid time […]

Judge grants Conditional Certification of Collective Action in the Southern District of New York Lara v. Broadway S/S Inc.; Case No.: 20-cv-05010-LGS On June 30, 2020, Lead Plaintiff, Mr. Lara, on behalf of himself, individually, and on behalf of all others similarly-situated, filed a collective action lawsuit in the United States District Court Southern District […]

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