Employment Discrimination Blog

New Jersey Whistleblower Developments: Internal Disclosures and the Dodd-Frank Debate

Published on 8th May, 2014 under New Jersey, Whistleblowing

Currently, authority is split concerning whether the Dodd-Frank Act protects whistleblowers when making internal disclosures of potential securities law violations.  Last year, a case out of the Fifth Circuit, Asadi v. G.E. Energy, held that Dodd-Frank’s protections have limited whistleblowers from disclosing information to the SEC.  In contrast, several other courts have held otherwise, i.e. ….

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Whistleblowing – Becoming the Pariah

Published on 14th November, 2013 under Whistleblowing

Whistleblower Protection: New Jersey’s Conscientious Employee Protection Act We often hear about whistleblowers in the news, but what exactly is a whistleblower?  A whistleblower is an employee who raises his or her hand, and speaks up, when the company, or government agency, he or she works for breaks the law or engages in other unscrupulous ….

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Sexual Harasssment – Crossing the Line

Published on 14th November, 2013 under Harasssment

Physical Contact: Where is the Line? It is not uncommon for people in the workplace to have physical contact with each other.  It happens all the time in completely acceptable ways.  For example, if someone does a great job on a project, he or she may receive a handshake, high five, or pat on the ….

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