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New Jersey Supreme Court upholds termination of whistleblowing RN, confirming narrow reading of CEPA

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In Hitesman v. Bridgeway, Inc., A-73-12 (June 16, 2014), a registered nurse was fired after he complained to management about the rate of infectious

A private claim under the New Jersey Civil Rights Act requires the presence of state action, New Jersey Supreme Court holds

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In two companion cases, Perez v. Zagami, LLC, A-36-12 (May 21, 2014), and Cottrell v. Zagami, A-5-13 (May 21, 2014), the New Jersey Supreme Court

Statute of limitations waiver in employment application enforceable against ESL immigrant, New Jersey Appellate Division holds

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

On June 19, 2014, the New Jersey Appellate Division continued recent willingness of New Jersey courts to enforce employment applications that shorten

New Jersey appellate division holds that the NJLAD prohibits discrimination against employees in the process of being divorced

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 17 2014

In Smith v. Millville Rescue Squad, 2014 WL 2894924 (App. Div. June 27, 2014), the Appellate Division held that the New Jersey Law Against

Proper processes can insulate employer from tortious act of employees

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 8 2014

Employers occasionally become dejected over the prospects of defending against tort and other civil claims in state courts. However, a recent case

Single act of disobedience does not disqualify employee from unemployment benefits, California High Court rules

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

On July 3, 2014, the California Supreme Court decided whether a single act of disobedience by an employee constitutes misconduct within the meaning

California Supreme Court: newspaper carriers can proceed with class action challenging independent contractor status

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On June 30, 2014, the California Supreme Court issued a decision addressing how trial courts should determine the appropriateness of class

Rochester, New York adopts “ban the box” criminal background check law

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

Effective November 18, 2014, the City of Rochester, New York will join various states and municipalities around the countryincluding Buffalo

E.D.N.Y finds no per se violation of New York Correction Law where employer failed to conduct required analysis

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

Griffin v. Sirva, Inc., et al., No. 11-CV-1844 (MKB) (E.D.N.Y. May 29, 2014): Plaintiffs, who were residential movers, alleged that their employer

Supreme Court to decide paralyzed veterans doctrine

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2014

When the White House goes from a Democratic president to a Republican president, or vice versa, there are often changes in various federal agencies'