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United States Second Circuit

Cooper v. N.Y. State Dep't of Labor, 15-3392

In a suit under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. sections 2000e et seq. (Title VII), and the New York State Human Rights Law, N.Y. Exec. Law sections 290 et seq. (NYSHRL) alleging that plaintiff's former employer, defendant New York State Department of Labor, unlawfully retaliated against her for opposing an employment practice proscribed by Title VII and the NYSHRL, the District Court's dismissal under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) is affirmed where reasonably have believed that the conduct she opposed violated either statute.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2016/04/26




  • United States Second Circuit


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