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Supreme Court Weakens Civil Rights Statute that Protects Against Racial Discrimination in the Workplace
The Supreme Court's decision continues a pattern of making race claims more difficult to bring at the pleading stage of litigation. LatinoJustice PRLDEF joined the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and others...SEE MORE >>


Date: March 24, 2020
Location: New York, NY

Latina Hotel Worker Settles Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit for $135,000
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 Brookhaven, NY – Betsabe Cunya, a housekeeper at Hampton Inn Long Island-Brookhaven, recently settled her lawsuit against her former...SEE MORE >>


Date: January 23, 2020
Location: New York, NY

Federal appeals court affirms that restaurant owner fraudulently conveyed properties to avoid paying $2.7 million wage theft judgment
A group of ex-restaurant workers in Kim v Yoo (Case 18-1447) won a new victory before a three-judge panel of the Second Circuit Appeals Court. The Panel affirmed the decision and judgment of the late...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 06, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Former Hampton Inn Employee Sues Hilton Hotel Chain and affiliates for Pregnancy Discrimination
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, 212-739-7581, cperez@latinojustice.org LatinoJustice filed a federal court class action complaint against Hilton Worldwide Holdings, Sage BRE, BRE NE Hospitality, and UNUM...SEE MORE >>


Date: November 16, 2018
Location: Long Island, NY