Gonzalez v Rite aid of NY

David Lawrence Ganz

Case Conclusion Date:September 26, 2008

Practice Area:Litigation

Outcome:case settled

Description:In this action, plaintiff Lohengryn Gonzalez sues Rite Aid of New York, Inc. (“Rite Aid”) for discrimination on the basis of disability in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 42 U.S.C. § 12101 et seq. (the “ADA”). 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. § 201 et seq. (the “FLSA”), and the New York State Labor Law. N.Y. Lab. § 190 et seq. (McKinney 2001) (the “Labor Law”). Plaintiff seeks reinstatement, money damages, and attorney's fees.