Continental Can't Duck Gay Flight Attendant's Bias Suit

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 7:26 PM EST) -- A New Jersey judge on Wednesday trimmed the lawsuit of a Continental Airlines Inc. flight attendant who contends supervisors harassed him over his hairstyle because he is openly gay but preserved his state law discrimination claim.

Continental won summary judgment on Ray Falcon's claims of battery and intentional infliction of emotional distress over the September 2010 incident during which supervisors refused to let him work a flight to Paris unless he fixed his allegedly extreme hairstyle, which one worker called a Mohawk but Falcon insisted was...
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Case Title

FALCON v CONTINENTAL AIRLINES, et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-05782

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs

Judge

Jose L. Linares

Date Filed

September 14, 2012

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