Fifth Circuit Rules in Physician’s Employment Discrimination Case

/ 03/22/2012 The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled in a physician’s employment discrimination case. Nassar v. Univ. of Tex. S.W. Medical Center, No. 11-10338 (5th Cir. March 8, 2012), available at The jury found that the doctor was constructively discharged and retaliated against. The employer appealed.   Constructive discharge claims are essentially […]

Constructive Discharge in Texas

Texas, Dallas ( — Constructive discharge occurs when an employer makes an employee’s work conditions so intolerable that the employee resigns. This issue may arise when an employer wishes to fire an employee but elects not to. The employer then takes actions (such as demoting the employee, stripping the employee of important job duties, or […]