Rescinding an offer of employment after employee failed to complete necessary routine paperwork does not constitute “unlawful retaliation”
Ruderman v City of New York, 2016 NY Slip Op 06148, Appellate Division, First Department
(1) he or she had engaged in protected activity,
(2) his or her employer was aware that he or she participated in such activity,
(3) he or she suffered an adverse employment action based upon his or her activity, and
(4) there is "a causal connection between the protected activity and the adverse [personnel] action" alleged to have suffered by the individual.