United States District Court, E.D. Pennsylvania
April 8, 2015
COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTERS, INC
MARK A. KEARNEY, District Judge.
AND NOW, this 8th day of April 2015, upon consideration of Defendant's Motion to Dismiss (ECF Doc. No. 6), Plaintiff's Opposition (ECF Doc. No. 15), and following an April 1, 2015 Oral Argument, it is ORDERED that Defendant's Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part:
1. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss claims for discrimination under the PHRA (Count I) and Hostile Work Environment (Count III) are DENIED;
2. Defendant's Motion to Dismiss claims for retaliation (Count II) is GRANTED with leave to amend the Complaint on or before April 17, 2015 to specifically allege a protected activity;
3. Defendant's Motion to Strike is GRANTED as to Paragraphs 18-20, 28, 31-33, 36-37, 48-51, 55-56, 60, 73-76 and 78-88 of the Complaint. Plaintiff shall file an Amended Complaint striking these paragraphs on or before April 17, 2015.
4. On or before April 24, 2015, Defendant shall file an Answer to Counts I and III, and file a response to Count II (if amended).