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He certainly has a legal argument based on the bonus pay being a form of his compensation package, rather than merely a gift (like a Christmas bonus). It has performance factors and even a general figure that it is supposed to be connected to, allowing a court to loosely determine an amount. He wasn't terminated for cause and didn't resign, so the court can hold that the employer is not allowed to terminate their way out of having to pay bonus draws, as they should have been paid quarterly.
So, he has an argument but it is entirely a quasi contractual argument. He can't file a sort of wage claim with the Texas Workforce Commission and would have to sue in state court with his own counsel.
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