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Category: Labor and Employment

California Supreme Court Submits to Federal Preemption, Holds Class Action Waivers Enforceable in Employment Cases – But Not in PAGA Claims

On June 24, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner We have written previously of the back and forth between the United States Supreme Court and the California Supreme Court on questions relating to mandatory binding arbitration and class action waivers in the workplace (see here). While the U.S. Supreme Court has construed the Federal Arbitration Act’s […]

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Big Win For Employers: NJ Supreme Court Affirms Limits on Employee Whistleblower Actions

On June 20, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Harris Neal Feldman Employers benefit from a New Jersey Supreme Court decision finding that a former employee cannot maintain a whistleblower claim absent a reasonable belief that the employer violated a law, rule, or regulation. Such claims must minimally identify the specific authority for the alleged violation. Under New Jersey’s […]

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Four South Jersey Partners Recognized as “Best Attorneys in Business”

On June 10, 2014 by Schnader in Construction

South Jersey Biz Magazine recently conducted a poll of their business readers to determine the “Best Attorneys in Business” in the region. Over the course of three months, hundreds of names were submitted. Of those, four Schnader partners located in the firm’s Cherry Hill, N.J. office were selected: Jeanne Schubert […]

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Good News/Bad News/Good News Again for CEOs

On May 30, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner The Associated Press reported earlier this week that compensation for chief executive officers of companies listed in Standard & Poor’s 500 increased by 8.8 percent in 2013 – the fourth consecutive increase in total compensation after a decline in 2009, the midst of the financial crisis and […]

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