Case: Incapacity Discrimination/Burden of Proof (Tex. App., 1st Dist.)

August 30, 2021, 7:36 pm

A disability discrimination lawsuit by a laid-off employee of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center was falsely dismissed on the grounds that the center retained sovereign immunity from a lawsuit because the plaintiff was not eligible under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act, a Texas appeals court ruled. His allegations that he was treated worse on his return from the first of two parental leave periods due to a stroke were given an oral warning after his return from the first parental leave and a warning with the threat of dismissal after …

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