2019 Texas Statutes
Labor Code
Title 5 - Workers' Compensation
Subtitle A - Texas Workers' Compensation Act
Chapter 401 - General Provisions
Subchapter C. Miscellaneous Provisions
Section 401.022. Discrimination Prohibited

Universal Citation: TX Lab Code § 401.022 (2019)

Sec. 401.022. DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED. (a) This subtitle may not be applied to discriminate because of race, sex, national origin, or religion.

(b) This section does not prohibit consideration of an anatomical difference in application of the impairment guidelines under Chapter 408 in rating an injury or a disease such as, but not limited to, breast cancer or an inguinal hernia. If an impairment rating assigns different values to the same injury for males and females, the higher value shall be applied.

Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.

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