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 Supreme Court Rules on Employment Law Issue

/cdklawyers.com// 06/24/2010 The Texas Supreme Court recently addressed whether a plaintiff may recover negligence damages for harassment covered by the Texas antidiscrimination statute.  Waffle House, Inc. v. Williams, No. 07-0205 (Tex. June 11, 2010), available at http://www.supreme.courts.state.tx.us/historical/2010/jun/070205.htm.  The plaintiff waited tables at a Waffle House restaurant.  A co-worker made offensive sexual comments to her and […]