'Petty Slights' Not Enough To Keep Mt. Sinai Bias Suit Alive

Law360 (September 12, 2019, 8:13 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday tossed a Mount Sinai worker's suit alleging he was subjected to a hostile work environment and retaliated against for complaining about bias, saying the suit mostly centered on "petty slights" and mistreatment that didn't qualify as discrimination.

In her order, U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni granted Mount Sinai Health System Inc. summary judgment in David Green's suit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, finding that he abandoned his hostile work environment claims by failing to respond to the hospital system's arguments against them.

Additionally, Green's retaliation claims were doomed because...

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