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Case: Discrimination/Retaliation (5th Cir.)

Oct. 31, 2019, 5:59 PM

A female aquatic science teacher for Fort Bend Independent School District in Texas may not proceed with her claim that she was retaliated against for filing an EEOC complaint about sex, age, and national origin discrimination. She didn’t show that, among other things, placement on a performance improvement plan and an associate’s teacher’s alleged attempt to humiliate her in front of her co-workers by stating “you need to take care of your fish"—she was responsible for maintaining multiple fish-tanks in her classroom—were adverse employment actions because she provided no evidence that the plan interfered with her career advancement opportunities and...

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