108 F3d 329 Betz v. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

108 F.3d 329

Lee Ann BETZ, Plaintiff-Appellant,
v.
MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER, Defendant-Appellee.

No. 96-9012.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Feb. 27, 1997.

NOTICE: THIS SUMMARY ORDER MAY NOT BE CITED AS PRECEDENTIAL AUTHORITY, BUT MAY BE CALLED TO THE ATTENTION OF THE COURT IN A SUBSEQUENT STAGE OF THIS CASE, IN A RELATED CASE, OR IN ANY CASE FOR PURPOSES OF COLLATERAL ESTOPPEL OR RES JUDICATA. SEE SECOND CIRCUIT RULE 0.23.


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APPEARING FOR APPELLANT: Lee Ann Betz, pro se, Middle Island, N.Y.

2

APPEARING FOR APPELLEE:Joel E. Cohen, McDermott, Will & Emery, New York, N.Y.

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Present: NEWMAN, Chief Judge, McLAUGHLIN, Circuit Judge, OWEN,* District Judge.

4

Lee Ann Betz appeals pro se from the July 31, 1996, judgment dismissing, on motion for summary judgment, her suit claiming a retaliatory discharge by her former employer, in violation of Title VII, as well as a state law "whistleblower" claim under New York Labor Law § 740.

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Both claims were properly rejected for reasons fully discussed in Judge Patterson's comprehensive 20-page opinion. We affirm on the basis of his opinion.

*

Of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, sitting by designation