NY Whistleblower Claim – Duffy v. Monroe Free Library, et al.

Plaintiff seeks relief under New York’s whistleblower law (NY Labor Law § 740) alleging retaliation for reporting health and safety concerns related to COVID-19.

LOPRESTI, PLLC has filed a lawsuit in New York State Supreme Court (Orange County) on behalf of an employee against the Monroe Free Library,  the Board of Trustees of the Monroe Free Library, and individual defendants Marilyn J. McIntosh, Patricia C. Shanley and Carol Bezkorowajny, alleging that the defendants (i) violated N.Y. Lab. Law § 740’s prohibition against retaliation for disclosing an illegal practice of an employer that presents a substantial and significant danger to the public health (NY Whistleblower Law); (ii) violated New York State Human Rights Law prohibitions against age discrimination; (iii) engaged in, enabled and/or conspired to disseminate malicious and defamatory statements about the plaintiff; and (iv) breached rights of employment, contract and duties of care, and failed to comply with governing procedures and applicable federal and state statutes. Click here to view a copy of the Complaint.

UPDATE 10/6/2022:  Decision and Order granting in part and denying in part Defendants’ motion to dismiss.


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