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CEPA Found Not to Apply to Volunteer Firefighter

By on September 19, 2017 in Policy with 0 Comments

As many employers already know, New Jersey has one of the broadest whistleblower protection laws in the United States.  In the past, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”) has been expansively interpreted to provide wide ranging protections to not only employees who engage in whistleblowing activities but also independent contractors, who while technically not employees, […]

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My Employee Complained… Now What?

By on December 1, 2015 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

After an employee files a complaint within the workplace, many employers are concerned that they are no longer allowed to take any disciplinary action against that employee in the future.  This is due to the employer’s fear that the employee will file a retaliation claim.  This fear is not unfounded, but there are ways to […]

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