New York hotel worker fired for conviction sues Hersha

By Joyce Hanson (March 3, 2022, 6:23 PM EST) – A man hired to work as a bellhop at a New York hotel has sued owner Hersha Hospitality Trust in federal court, claiming his job offer was unlawfully rescinded after he started working when the company learned he had a criminal history.

Wednesday’s complaint from former Moxy NYC Downtown hotel bellhop Steven Anthony Sanchez alleges that General Manager Demetrius Hodge rescinded his job offer without notice a week into employment when Hersha discovered his history of condemnation via a consumer report. The sudden termination violated New York City Human Rights Law, as amended by The Fair Chance…

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