A recently-issued Consent Decree in the matter of EEOC v. GRK Pas LLC d/b/a GRK Fresh Greek, 2020 WL 3073786 (S.D.N.Y. June 10, 2020) reflects the resolution of plaintiffs’ hostile work environment sexual harassment claims asserted under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. From the Decree: Considering Defendants’ ongoing financial difficulties. the COVID-19 pandemic.…Read More EEOC Consent Decree Reached with GRK Fresh Holdings in Sexual Harassment Case
Sexual harassment cases, no doubt, involve sensitive subject matter. It is not surprising, then, that a plaintiff asserting such claims in court wishes to proceed anonymously. A recent decision illustrates the principles governing when and under what circumstances this may be done. The case is Doe v. Gong Xi Fa Cai, Inc. d/b/a Alta Restaurant,…Read More Sexual Harassment Plaintiff May Not Proceed Anonymously, Court Concludes Upon Application of 10-Factor Test
In Alexander v. Possible Productions, Inc., 17-cv-5532, 2018 WL 4804638 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 4, 2018), the court denied defendants’ motion to dismiss plaintiff’s claims of retaliation and sex-based discrimination/sexual harassment. In sum, plaintiff – who was employed by Showtime as a body double for the character Alison on the TV show “The Affair” – alleges that…Read More Body Double’s Sexual Harassment Claims Survive Dismissal, Not Subject to Arbitration
In Morris v. New York City Health and Hospital Corp., 09-CV-5692, 2018 WL 4762247 (E.D.N.Y. Sept. 30, 2018), the court, inter alia, denied defendant’s motion for summary judgment on plaintiff’s sexual harassment (hostile work environment) claim, with respect to one alleged harasser. As to plaintiff’s hostile work environment claim, the court explained: After assessing the…Read More Sexual Harassment Claims Survive Summary Judgment Against NYC Health & Hospital Corp.
Hello, and welcome to the Pospis Law Sexual Harassment Law Blog. It is maintained by Pospis Law, PLLC – a New York City law firm primarily representing plaintiffs/employees in employment discrimination, sexual harassment (including so-called “quid pro quo” and “hostile work environment” sexual harassment), and retaliation cases. It will report on legislative and judicial/administrative developments in sexual…Read More Introduction