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Post-termination actions may be the subject of a retaliation claim. See Robinson v. Shell Oil Co., 519 U.S. 337,
346, 117 S. Ct. 843 (1997); Veprinsky v. Fluor Daniel, Inc., 87 F.3d 881, 885 n.1 (7th Cir.1996). An adverse
employment action includes an action "in connection with compensation." Tex. Lab. Code Ann. § 21.051(1).

EMPLOYMENT RETALIATION CLAIMS - APPELLATE CASES

Santi v. UTHSC at Houston (Tex.App.- Houston [1st Dist.] Nov. 19, 2009)(Alcala)
(
public employment dispute, discrimination, retaliation under the TCHRA)
AFFIRM TRIAL COURT JUDGMENT: Opinion by
Justice Alcala     
Before Justices Keyes, Alcala and Hanks   
01-09-00186-CV   Kristi Santi v. The Univerity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, A Component
Institution of the University of Texas System   
Appeal from 190th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court Judge: Hon.
Patricia J. Kerrigan
Appellant, Kristi Santi, appeals the trial court's granting of the plea to the jurisdiction filed by appellee, the
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston ("the University"). Santi filed this suit against her former
employer, the University, pursuant to the Texas Commission on Human Rights Act ("the Act"). (1) In her sole
issue, Santi contends the trial court erred by granting the University's plea to the jurisdiction. We conclude the
trial court did not err by granting the University's plea to the jurisdiction. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.

Basey v. DaVita, Inc. (Tex.App. - Houston [14th Dist.] Feb. 24, 2009)(Seymore)
(
employment dispute, disability discrimination, retaliation, sj for defendant affirmed)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Seymore  
Before Chief Justice Hedges, Justices Hudson and Seymore
14-07-00925-CV   Latoya Basey v. Davita Inc., d/b/a Total Renal Care, Nelda Boatwright and Fresenius Medical
Care Holding Inc., d/b/a Fresenius Medical Care North America d/b/a Northwest Houston Dialysis, and Biomedical
Applications of Texas, Inc.
Appeal from 55th District Court of Harris County
Trial Court
Judge: Justice Jeffrey V. Brown

Costello v. Bank of America (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Dec. 11, 2007)(Seymore) (employment law
discharge, SJ,
worker's comp. retaliation) (employment law discharge, summary judgment, SJ, worker's comp.
retaliation)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by
Justice Seymore
Before Justices Anderson, Fowler and Seymore
14-06-00195-CV Mitzie Costello v.
Bank of America, N.A.
Appeal from 129th District Court of Harris County (
Hon. Grant Dorfman)

Dias v. Goodman Manufacturing Co. (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Jan. 9, 2007)(Guzman)
(
THCRA discrimination, age, retaliatory discharge)

No waiver of immunity for workers comp retaliatory discharge cause of action
Alobaidi v. UTHSCH (Tex.App.- Houston [14th Dist.] Oct. 30, 2007)(Frost)
(
public employment, retaliatory discharge)
AFFIRMED: Opinion by Justice Frost
Before Justices Anderson, Frost and Mirabal
14-06-00303-CV Josephine S. Alobaidi v. The
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Appeal from 190th District Court of Harris County (
Hon. Jennifer Elrod)


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