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Texas Court Axes Discrimination Claim Against MD Anderson

Law360 (December 7, 2018, 6:35 PM EST) -- A Texas court of appeals on Thursday dismissed a sex discrimination case against the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, ruling that the former employee alleging discrimination did not file her claim with the Texas Workforce Commission on time.

An administrative complaint alleging acts such as discrimination must be filed within 180 days of the alleged events, the court said. Rachel Phillips, a former administrative assistant, filed her discrimination and retaliation complaint with the TWC on Oct. 11, 2016, more than 200 days after the alleged discriminatory events.

Because Phillips’ filing occurred outside the 180-day window, the appeals court ruled...

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