Spring 2015

Whistleblower

May an educator who is employed under a Chapter 21 term employment contract, who receives proper notice of proposed termination or nonrenewal, refuse to request a hearing, and after the employment termination or nonrenewal occurs file a grievance and subsequent whistleblower lawsuit?  El Paso Indep. Sch. Dist. v. Kell, No. 08-14-00056-CV (Eighth Court of Appeals—El Paso).  LAF’s Attorney: Ray Viada—Viada & Strayer, The Woodlands