What is the Statute of Limitations for Bringing a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit?

The statute of limitations refers to the time period someone has to file a claim from the triggering event that gives rise to that claim. Filing a lawsuit during the statute of limitation time period, which can range anywhere from two to fifteen years depending upon the claim and the applicable law, is a very

What Is Workplace Intimidation?

What Is Workplace Intimidation?

Workplace intimidation can make workplaces very toxic to employees. When employers or coworkers bully others or subject them to coercive actions, the victims may be left feeling that they have no other choice than to resign. Workplace intimidation or bullying is problematic for businesses in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. When bullying at work is pervasive,

How to Become a Whistleblower

How to Become a Whistleblower

If you have inside information that fraud is occurring at your workplace against the government or securities investors, you might want to learn about the whistleblower process. Many people who decide to come forward are regular workers who are simply doing their jobs. According to the National Business Ethics Survey of 2007, 56% of workers

What Are Whistleblower Rewards? How Do They Work?

The government offers monetary incentives to people who expose certain types of illegal activities. These incentives are called whistleblower awards. Under federal law, the government is required to reward people who blow the whistle with a percentage of the money that the government is able to recover because of their whistleblowing. As a reward for

New Jersey Supreme Court Holds That Protections of State Whistleblower Statute Apply to so-Called “Watchdog” Employees

On July 15, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court issued a decision in which it held that the protections of the state whistleblower statute, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (“CEPA”), apply to so-called “watchdog” employees and that such employees need not meet a heightened standard when establishing that they engaged in whistleblowing activity. Confusion as