A golf club in Westchester County, New York, settled a federal lawsuit filed by a former assistant general manager who said he was fired after asking to work from home due to the risk of contracting Covid-19, according to court records on Tuesday.
Andrew Balint said he was fired from Leewood Golf Club Inc., after telling his supervisor he could not stay at the club following an event that “significantly” exceeded the number of participants authorized under Covid’s security protocols, according to its complaint.
The complaint, which included allegations of discrimination and retaliation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and New York State Human Rights Act, alleged the club knew Balint was on high. risk of serious illness or death from Covid-19 due to his type 1 diabetes and asthma, but still fired him following his safety complaint from the event.
Judge Kenneth M. Karas of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed the case on Tuesday after the parties informed the court that “all of the claims raised herein have been settled,” according to the order. rejection.
Russell E. Adler PLLC law firms represent Balint. FordHarrison LLP represents Leewood.
The case is Balint v. Leewood Golf Club, Inc., SDNY, # 7: 21-cv-06521, 1/11/22.