Citing Texas Ledbetter Ruling, Court Axes Houston Worker Suit

Law360, Houston (September 21, 2012, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday denied a bid by a former city of Houston employee to revive his wrongful termination suit, citing a recent state Supreme Court decision that the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act did not extend the deadline for filing claims under state law.

The First Court of Appeals of Texas held that Gordon Goss' claims under the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 were barred by statutes of limitation, pointing to the Texas...
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