Jewish Man Fired For Protesting Anti-Semitic Slurs: Suit

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 3:27 PM EDT) -- Trial began Monday in New York federal court in a Polish-American Jewish man's lawsuit alleging his former employer, a construction company, discriminated against him because of his religion and ethnicity and fired him in retaliation when he protested.

Yurek Syrnik says Brooklyn-based Polones Construction Corp. made no effort to stop anti-Semitic slurs from being used in the workplace. He claims he was fired when he announced that he was Jewish and confronted a co-worker.

Syrnik, who says he immigrated from Poland and owned his own construction...
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Case Title

Syrnik v. Polones Construction Corporation


Case Number

1:11-cv-07754

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

October 31, 2011

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