Fifth Circuit Rules in Physician’s Employment Discrimination Case

/cdklawyers.com// 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 http://www.ca5.uscourts.gov/opinions/pub/11/11-10338-CV0.wpd.pdf. The jury found that the doctor was constructively discharged and retaliated against. The employer appealed.   Constructive discharge claims are essentially […]

Workplace Retaliation Matter Decided by Texas Court

The San Antonio Court of Appeals recently ruled in a workplace retaliation matter.  Martinez v. Wilson County, No. 04-09-00233-CV (Tex. App.—San Antonio January 13, 2010, no pet. h.), available at http://www.4thcoa.courts.state.tx.us/opinions/htmlopinion.asp?OpinionId=22680. The plaintiff alleged she had been wrongfully terminated for complaining about a gender-based hostile work environment.  Her employer alleged that the plaintiff’s employment had […]