An employer commits an unlawful employment practice if because of race, color, disability, religion, sex, national origin, or age the employer:
fails or refuses to hire an individual, discharges an individual, or discriminates in any other manner against an individual in connection with compensation or the terms, conditions, or privileges of employment; or
limits, segregates, or classifies an employee or applicant for employment in a manner that would deprive or tend to deprive an individual of any employment opportunity or adversely affect in any other manner the status of an employee.Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 269, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1993.