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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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NJ Supreme Court to Decide Whether “Watchdog Employees” are Entitled to Whistleblower Protection

On May 20, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Harris Neal Feldman After disagreement among the intermediate appellate courts in New Jersey, the state’s Supreme Court has granted certification to decide the issue of whether “employees who are responsible for monitoring and reporting on employer compliance with relevant laws and regulations — so-called ‘watchdog employees’ — [are entitled to] […]

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