Initially employed by the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation [HHC] in 1979, Plaintiff was diagnosed with an occupational lung disease. In 2007, HHC terminated Plaintiff. About a year later Plaintiff filed a complaint pursuant to State Human Rights Law (SHRL) and the City Human Rights Law (CHRL) alleging HHC HC had unlawfully discriminated on the basis of his disability.
1. An employer's failure to consider the reasonableness of a proposed accommodation for a generally qualified employee's disability via a good faith interactive process precludes the employer from obtaining summary judgment in the action.