In the final chapter of our four-part video series, Bonnie Puckett, of counsel in our International Practice Group, and Jean Kim, an associate in our International Practice Group, discuss the absence of at-will employment outside the U.S. Tune in to our five-minute video below, in which they cover considerations for U.S.-based in-house counsel who need to know how to structure—and dissolve—employment relationships outside the U.S.
Effective Anti-Harassment Policy Warrants Summary Judgment on Hostile Work Environment Claim, District of New Jersey Holds
The New Jersey District Court recently reiterated the importance of maintaining effective anti-harassment policies, and taking prompt and effective remedial measures following harassment complaints. In Barroso v. Lidestri Foods, Inc., 2013 WL 1314438 (D.N.J, March 28, 2013), the plaintiff alleged that he was subjected to a hostile work environment under the New Jersey Law Against
On April 7, 2020, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont issued Executive Order No. 7V. It is the governor’s most recent executive order designed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reliance on Inapplicable Code of Ethics Cannot Support CEPA’s Reasonable Belief Standard, New Jersey Appellate Division Holds
In Hitesman v. Bridgeway Inc., 430 N.J. Super. 198 (App. Div. March 22, 2013), the New Jersey Appellate Division held that an employee’s difference of opinion with his health care employer, concerning the steps the hospital was taking to combat the hospital’s infection rate, was insufficient to state a claim under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA).