2nd Circuit: State Agency Findings In Bias Suit Are Not Governed By Collins
(September 10, 2015, 10:06 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 4 reinstated a train operator’s disability bias claim, finding that a district court erred in determining that under Collins v. New York City Transit Authority (305 F.3d 113 [2d Cir. 2002]), a state agency’s dismissal of the claim was binding (Juan A. Cortes v. MTA New York City Transit, No. 14-713, 2nd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 15775).
(Opinion available. Document #73-150911-020Z.)
Juan Cortes was hired by MTA New York City Transit in...