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Houston Court of Appeals Holds that Allegation of Constructive Discharge Must be Included in the Charge of Discrimination

Posted in Case Summaries, Race, Retaliation, Sex and Gender
In an opinion likely to prove useful to employers defending a termination based on a constructive discharge theory, a Houston Court of Appeals held that a resigning employee whose charge of discrimination lacks an allegation of constructive discharge, fails to exhaust his administrative remedies on that theory.  In court of appeals opinion, Parker was an African American pharmacy supervisor for the… Continue Reading

Texas Employers Should Educate Themselves on Dealing with Transgender Employees

Posted in Sex and Gender
Diane Sawyer’s primetime interview with Bruce Jenner where he confirmed that he is transgender, and more closely identifies with the female rather than male gender, has raised awareness on the issues that affect these individuals. An estimated 19 million people watched the two hour interview.  There are an estimated 700,000 transgender individuals in the United States (about… Continue Reading