Case Conclusion Date: 09.26.2008
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: case settled
Description: In this action, plaintiff Lohengryn Gonzalez sues Rite Aid of New York, Inc. (â€œRite Aidâ€) for discrimination on the basis of disability in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. Â§ 12101 et seq. (the â€œADAâ€). He contends that Rite Aid failed to promote him because of his heart condition. Gonzalez also asserts wage and hour claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. Â§ 201 et seq. (the â€œFLSAâ€), and the New York State Labor Law. N.Y. Lab. Â§ 190 et seq. (McKinney 2001) (the â€œLabor Lawâ€). Plaintiff seeks reinstatement, money damages, and attorney's fees.