Once again, we remind New Jersey employers with 10 or more employees of their annual obligation to distribute to their New Jersey employees the required notice under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA). The notice must be provided in both English and Spanish, and it must be completed with the appropriate contact information prior to distribution to employees and posting in the workplace. It may be distributed in hard copy or electronically. The NJDOL recently revised this poster, so employers should be sure to access the poster from the link provided rather than resending their previously distributed posters. Likewise, employers that have displayed the posters throughout their facilities should be sure to replace their old posters with the new posters if they have not done so already.
In a very limited ruling, the Supreme Court of the United States held that an employer was not required to pay union employees for the time it takes them to put on and take off protective gear when their collective bargaining agreement did not provide for compensation for that time.
The long-awaited and often debated results are in! On Tuesday, November 2, 2010, Georgia voters decided (quite convincingly) to amend the Georgia Constitution, which allowed for the previously passed House Bill 173 to become law (now O.C.G.A. §13-8-50, et seq.). This new statute dramatically alters the law as it pertains to employee non-compete, customer non-solicitation,
Employer Failed to Establish Tortious Interference by Current Employees Who Were Secretly Operating a Competing Business
An employer failed to show that its former employees tortiously interfered with its current and prospective customers, even though they had been secretly operating a competing business while working for the employer. In deciding Aid Maintenance Co., Inc. v. Realty Maintenance Service, Inc. (C.A. No. PC-2009-0194), the Rhode Island Superior…..