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Borrelli & Associates, New York Employment Lawyers Settlements and Verdicts.

$225,000.00 Settlement– Disability Discrimination Case

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Firm represented Plaintiff, who suffers from Retinitis Pigmentosa, an eye condition that causes gradual loss of vision against her former employer for disability discrimination based upon egregious violations that Defendant committed of Plaintiff’s rights guaranteed to her by: (i) the anti-disability discrimination provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended (“ADA”); (ii) the anti-disability discrimination provisions of Title 8 of the Administrative Code of the City of New York, also known as the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”). Furthermore, Plaintiff repeatedly requested that the Defendant provide her with reasonable accommodations to assist her in performing the essential functions of her position. Yet, in violation of the ADA and the NYCHRL, Defendant continuously failed to do so. Much worse, after a third-party recommended to Defendant to provide Plaintiff with certain accommodations so that Plaintiff could perform the essential functions of her position, Defendant instead terminated Plaintiff’s employment rather than doing so. After filing the matter in Federal Court and engaging in mediation, the Firm negotiated a settlement of $225,000.00. Michael J. Borrelli and Caitlin Duffy handled the matter for the Firm.

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$175,000.00–Gender & Disability Discrimination Case

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New York Employment Law Firm, Borrelli & Associated, PLLC represented a female staff member against her former employer for gender discrimination in the form of egregious sexual harassment in violations of the New York State Human Rights Law (“NYSHRL”) and the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) with additional claims of failure to properly accommodate her disability in contravention with the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), the NYSHRL and the NYCHRL. Furthermore, her former employer engaged in retaliatory conduct for opposing the Company’s acts of gender and disability discrimination collectively in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the ADA, the NYSHRL, and the NYCHRL, as well as for invoking her right to take leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. After engaging in mediation, the Firm negotiated a pre-litigation settlement of $175,000.00. Alexander T. Coleman handled the matter for the Firm.

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$130,000.00– Disability Discrimination Case

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Firm represented a woman with severe depression and anxiety against her former employer for unlawful disability discrimination in gross violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended (“ADA”), the New York State Human Rights Law (“NYSHRL”) and the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”), as well as for unlawful interference with her protected rights under the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”). Despite our client’s qualifications and satisfactory performance throughout her employment with the company, because of her intense workload, she began to experience severe depression and anxiety. Accordingly, our client notified the company of her need to take time off due to her serious health condition and start her FMLA leave. The company, in turn, terminated her employment in violation of the ADA, NYSHRL, and NYCHRL, but it also interfered with her rights to complete her FMLA leave. After engaging in mediation, the Firm negotiated a pre-litigation settlement of $130,00.00. Michael J. Borrelli and Caitlin Duffy handled the matter for the Firm.

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$620,000.00– Age Discrimination Case

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Firm represented a seventy-one year old male against his former employer for violations of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) and the New York State Human Rights Law (“NYSHRL”). Under the ADEA and NYSHRL, it is unlawful to discriminate against a person because of his or her age with respect to any term, condition, or privilege of employment, including hiring, firing, promotion, layoff, compensation, benefits, job assignments, and training. Despite our client’s overwhelming positive contribution to the Company for approximately fifteen years, the Company terminated his employment due to his age. After engaging in mediation, the Firm negotiated a pre-litigation settlement of $620,000.00. Alexander T. Coleman handled the matter for the Firm.

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$120,000.00 – Race and Gender Discrimination Case

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Firm represented an African-American female against her former employer for violations of: the equal pay act provisions found in Section 206 of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Section 194 of the New York Labor Law and retaliation under those statutes for requesting equal pay for equal work; as well as gender discrimination, race discrimination, and retaliation, collectively in violation of Section 1981 of Title 42 of the United States Code, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, the New York State Human Rights Law, and the New York City Human Rights Law. Despite our client’s qualifications and satisfactory performance, the employer refused to pay her equally in comparison to her similarly situated male colleagues and treated her disparately on the basis of her gender and race. After engaging in mediation, the Firm negotiated a pre-litigation settlement of $120,00.00. Michael J. Borrelli and Alexander T. Coleman handled the matter for the Firm.

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$300,000.00 Improper Payment of Minimum Wage and Overtime Provisions Settlement

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Yazer and Gonzalez, et al. v. SSN Hotel Management, LLC d/b/a Red Roof Inn, and Shri Hari New York, LLC d/b/a Red Roof Inn, and Peter Bhaidaswala a/k/a Peter Bhai a/k/a Piyush Bhaidaswala, individually.

Docket No: 16-cv-1679(VMS), Eastern District of New York.

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