MTA Says In-House Lawyer's Race, Sex Bias Suit Falls Short
Law360 (April 13, 2021, 1:24 PM EDT) -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority urged a New York federal judge to throw out a suit from a Black in-house attorney who said her white supervisor assaulted her, saying she hadn't provided any link between the mistreatment and her race or gender.
The MTA's bridges and tunnels department filed a memorandum Monday asking U.S. District Judge Valerie Caproni to dismiss Kellie Walker's race and gender discrimination suit, saying Walker had not offered any evidence that the claimed assault and deprecating comments were motivated by discriminatory animus.
"Strikingly absent from plaintiff's race and gender discrimination allegations, however, is any connection between the alleged...
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