Category: Employment Law
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Mon Jul 29, 2013
Is actual discrimination against an identifiable victim needed for a retaliation claim?
If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? The New Jersey Supreme Court recently considered this philosophical question in the context of a retaliation...Read More
Fri Jun 28, 2013
Can the boss sue for employment discrimination?
A wise person once wrote: “Some family trees bear an enormous crop of nuts.” As any lawyer who’s participated in litigation involving a closely-held family business (or,...Read More
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Whistleblowing and Sarbanes-Oxley
There’s been some talk in the press lately that Dennis Kozlowski, the convicted former CEO of Tyco International, may be granted parole very shortly. Kozlowski, you may recall, was...Read More
Wed Mar 6, 2013
The Third Circuit on “Pretext” in Employment Cases
Those who play in the employment law arena are well familiar with the concept of burden-shifting under cases such as McDonnell-Douglas Corp. v. Green, 411 U.S. 792 (1972). Basically, employment...Read More
Thu Dec 20, 2012
The NLRB on unlawfully restricting access of off-duty employees to the worksite
During this past fall’s campaign, President Obama famously said: “If you’ve got a business – you didn’t build that.” The Republicans (ultimately...Read More
Tue Sep 11, 2012
Negotiation lessons from the National Hockey League
The National Hockey League faces its fourth major labor dispute in the past 20 years. Can business negotiators learn valuable lessons from the way the dispute has been handled? I think...Read More