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$100,000.00 – Religious Discrimination and Wage & Hour Violations

religious discriminationFirm represented a married couple of employees against a former employer. Some of the alleging violations are listed as follows: (1) unpaid overtime and minimum wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law (“NYLL”); (2) the Company’s failure to provide proper wage statements on each payday or a wage notice upon hire in violation of NYLL §¬§ 195(3) and 195(1), respectively; (3) religious discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended (“Title VII”), the New York State Human Rights Law (“NYSHRL”), and the New York City Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”) based on the creation of a hostile work environment due to Plaintiff’s Muslim faith; (4) sex discrimination in violation of Title VII, as amended by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, the NYSHRL, and the NYCHRL based on the creation of a hostile work environment due to Plaintiff’s pregnancy; and (5) the retaliatory termination of Plaintiff’s employment in violation of Section 740 of the NYLL. After negotiations, the case concluded in a settlement in the amount of $100,000.00 to resolve each of the Plaintiff’s claims. Michael J. Borrelli and Alexander T. Coleman handled the matter on behalf of the Firm.


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