Bloomberg Law
Feb. 6, 2023, 9:32 PM

Ex-NYC Councilman Staffer Gets Retaliation, Pregnancy Bias Trial

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

Former New York City Council member Andy King (D) may have retaliated against a communications and events manager by requiring her to report five days a week to his Bronx district office, federal court ruled.

The ruling by the US District Court for the Southern District of New York highlights that transfers that don’t result in lost pay can still be adverse employment actions under federal and city law.

Shana Melius alleged King required her to report just to the office in the Bronx district that he represented because he was angry that she—and other female workers—spoke with a city ...

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