Texas Supreme Court Issues Opinion Regarding Pay Discrimination Matter

/cdklawyers.com// 09/06/2012 The Texas Supreme Court recently addressed an issue of first impression: Does the federal Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act apply to claims brought under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act so that the 180-day limitations period begins anew each time a claimant receives a paycheck containing a discriminatory amount? Prairie View A&M […]

Texas Court of Appeals Rules that Amendment to Federal Law Applies to Lawsuit Brought Under Texas State Law

/cdklawyers.com// 04/11/2010 A Texas court ruled that an amendment to the federal antidiscrimination law applies to the state law.  Prairie View A&M Univ. v. Chatha, No. 01-09-00840-CV (Tex. App.—Houston [1st Dist.], April 1, 2010), available at http://www.1stcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/HTMLopinion.asp?OpinionID=87650. A plaintiff must file a charge of discrimination within 180 days after an alleged discriminatory employment practice occurs. […]