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San Antonio Water System v. Nicholas

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Texas Supreme Court: Opposition to Inappropriate but not Unlawful Acts is not Protected Activity Under Texas Law

Ogletree Deakins • May 01, 2015
On April 24, 2015, the Supreme Court of Texas released an opinion in a case brought under Texas law that will help Texas employers defend themselves against claims of retaliation. In San Antonio Water System v. Nicholas, the court held that the law does not protect a plaintiff from retaliation for opposing a colleague’s unwelcome lunch invitations made to other employees because, the court found, extending a limited number of lunch invitations could not reasonably be considered unlawful harassment.