Retaliatory Discharge.
Does the Anti-Retaliation Act, Tex. Lab. Code § 451.003, require a worker to exhaust administrative remedies before filing suit? Travis Central Appraisal District v. Norman, No. 09 0108, formerly 274 S.W.3d 902 (Tex. App.—Austin 2008), review granted 08/28/09.

Sexual Harassment.
Did plaintiff submit sufficient evidence to establish the elements of a sexual harassment claim? Was plaintiff constructively discharged under the facts of the case? Or was the evidence sufficient to support the jury’s finding of malice and a subsequent award of punitive damages against a corporate defendant for failure to properly investigate sexual harassment claim? Waffle House, Inc. v. Williams, No. 07 0205, formerly 2007 WL 290808 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth 2007), review granted 02/13/09.