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2014

February 2014
The Commission ordered Respondent employer to pay Complainant $7,000 in compensatory damages for refusing to hire Complainant for a part-time job due to her national origin.  Respondent employer was also ordered to undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent landlord to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 for posting a discriminatory advertisement refusing to accept Section 8 vouchers as a lawful source of income, as well as undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent employer to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 for posting a discriminatory advertisement declaring a preference for female applicants, as well as undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent landlord to install a wheelchair accessible ramp to accommodate Complainant’s disability, as well as pay Complainant $10,000 in emotional distress damages.  Respondent landlord will also undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent pharmacy to pay Complainant $5,000 in emotional distress damages for racially profiling Complainant.  Respondent pharmacy will also undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent employer to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 for posting a discriminatory advertisement declaring a preference for female applicants, as well as undergo anti-discrimination training.

January 2014
The data collection aspect of the Commission’s Housing Discrimination research project with Columbia University has ended and the final analysis of the data has begun. The study entails the impact of messaging on discriminatory behavior.

The Commission ordered Respondent employer to pay Complainant $70,000 in compensatory damages for sexually harassing and terminating Complainant’s employment.  Respondent employer will also undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered two separate Respondent employers to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 each for posting discriminatory advertisements declaring preferences for female applicants.  Each Respondent employer will also undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered two separate Respondent employers to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 each for posting discriminatory advertisements declaring preferences for female applicants.  Each Respondent employer will also undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent employer to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 for posting a discriminatory advertisement declaring a preference for female applicants, as well as undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission ordered Respondent employer to pay a civil penalty of $5,000 for posting a discriminatory advertisement expressing a preference for female applicants, which was confirmed by the Commission’s employment testing program.  Respondent employer will also undergo anti-discrimination training.

The Commission also ordered two additional Respondent employers to pay a civil penalty of $2,500 each for posting discriminatory advertisements declaring preferences for female applicants.  Each Respondent employer will also undergo anti-discrimination training.