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N.J. Supreme Court Right to Uphold Protection for Whistleblowers in the State

The New Jersey Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision and held that an employee who engages in whistleblowing is protected by the NJ Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), even when the whitsleblowing is part of the employee's regular job duties. Full Article by Andrew Dwyer, an attorney in Newark at The Dwyer Law Firm [...]

By | 2015-07-18T19:22:00+00:00 July 18th, 2015|Opinion Pieces|0 Comments

State’s Top Court Rules Whistleblower Law Extends to Watchdog Employees

Workers whose job is to evaluate health and safety issues are less vulnerable to being fired for telling truth to employers. The New Jersey Supreme Court yesterday widened the state's whistleblower law, ruling that employees whose jobs entail identifying helath and safety risks are entitled to protection under the statute. See Article Here

By | 2015-07-17T00:51:00+00:00 July 17th, 2015|WEC in the News|0 Comments

The NJWEC, NJIUC, and 25 other Organizations Applaud NJ Supreme Court Decision Upholding State’s Whistleblower Law

The NJ Supreme Court ruling today in Lippman v. Ethicon assures that the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) will remain a viable statute. The court rejected the argument that employees would not have whistleblower protection if identifying health and safety issues is part of their regular job duties. See the Press Release here

By | 2015-07-15T16:58:00+00:00 July 15th, 2015|Press Releases|0 Comments

Bakken Crude Oil By Rail: New Dangers for Firefighters

The deadly hazards of Bakken crude oil shipments are of particular concern to residents of New Jersey, as thousands of these rail cars now pass through our towns in at least 11 counties. A derailment in communities such as Edison, Woodbridge, Carteret, Perth Amboy or Linden would threaten hundreds of thousands of people and the [...]

By | 2015-06-26T03:42:00+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Act Now|0 Comments

2016 Workers’ Memorial Day Rally & March

Workers' Memorial Day is a time to remember those who died on the job or suffered workplace injuries, while raising awareness to prevent future illnesses, injuries and deaths. Pictures from the event Media Coverage April 25, 2016 Home News Tribune Hundreds Rally for Safe Working Conditions The rally and spirited march focused on [...]

By | 2017-03-06T23:42:15+00:00 April 25th, 2015|Events|0 Comments