Man alleges disability was factor in termination from Harris County Fresh Water Supply District

By Kristine Gonzales-Abella | Jun 12, 2018

HOUSTON – A Harris County man alleges he was discriminated against by his employer because of his disability.

Cordy L. Jackson filed a complaint on May 30 in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas against Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 27, et al. alleging that they violated Title VII of the Civil Rights Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff was employed by the Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 27 for more than 20 years as a service manager. The suit states the plaintiff also served active duty in armed conflicts with the U.S. Navy as a reserve officer and has been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. The suit states he was terminated in February.

The plaintiff holds Harris County Fresh Water Supply District No. 27, et al. responsible because the defendants allegedly discriminated against him due to his disability.

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages in an amount within the jurisdictional limits of the court, with interest, costs and fees and such other and further relief to which he is entitled. He is represented by R.T. Willis of R.T. Willis Attorney at Law in Deer Park.

U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas case number 4:18-cv-01773

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