Continental Escapes Gay Flight Attendant's Bias Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 19, 2014, 5:38 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday tossed the remaining claim in a lawsuit by a Continental Airlines Inc. flight attendant who claimed supervisors harassed him over his hairstyle because he is openly gay, ruling the evidence doesn't show that the airline discriminated against him because of his sexual orientation.

U.S. District Judge Jose Linares granted Continental's motion for reconsideration of his denial of summary judgment on plaintiff Ray Falcon's New Jersey Law Against Discrimination claim, saying Falcon can't satisfy the requirements to make a prima...
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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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