Shore Cab

Full title: PIERRE H. SIMON, Plaintiff, v. SHORE CAB, LLC, AFZAL MOHAMED, MUSTAQ MOHAMED, and MOHAMMED KHAN, Defendants.

Court: UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY

Date published: Mar 16, 2016

Facts

This matter comes before the Court on a motion, under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 56, filed by Defendants Shore Cab, LLC (“Shore Cab”), Afzal Mohamed, Mushtaq Mohamed, and Mohammed Khan (collectively, “Defendants”), for summary judgment on the Complaint filed by Plaintiff Pierre H. Simon (“Simon” or “Plaintiff”). Simon was a taxi cab driver for Shore Cab and claims that during his employment, he was subjected to a hostile work environment, racial and religious discrimination, and retaliation based on complaints he made and that he was ultimately terminated because of racial and religious discrimination.

Issue

Decision

Defendants’ motion for summary judgment is granted in part and denied in part. Specifically, Defendants’ motion for summary judgment on Counts V, VI, VIII, IX, XI, XIV, and XIX is granted. The defendants’ motion for summary judgment on Counts I, II, and XII is granted concerning Plaintiff’s complaint of racial discrimination in the form of reduced number of fares, but it is denied concerning Plaintiff’s complaint of religious discrimination when he was allegedly terminated by Shore Cab.

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