Sauter v. Colts Neck Volunteer Fire Co. No. 2, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2017).  The Conscientious Employee Protection Act, N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 to -14 (“CEPA”) protects “employees who report illegal or unethical work-place activities.”  CEPA defines an “employee” as one who “performs services for and under the control and direction of an employer for wages or other remuneration.”

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Moon v. Breathless, Inc., ___ F.3d ___ (3d Cir. 2017).  At least since 2014, when the Supreme Court of New Jersey decided Atalese v. U.S. Legal Servs. Grp., L.P., 219 N.J. 430 (2014) (discussed here), New Jersey law has been clear that contractual arbitration clauses must explicitly state that a party is waiving a jury trial as to statutory claims in order to be effective when that party

Jones v. Morey’s Pier, Inc., ___ N.J. ___ (2017).  Under the New Jersey Tort Claims Act, N.J.S.A. 59:8-8, a tort plaintiff who fails to timely serve a notice of tort claim on a public entity is barred from suing that entity.  Until today, the Supreme Court had never decided whether a failure of a defendant who wishes to assert a claim for contribution or common law indemnification to timely serve a tort claim notice bars those types of claims.  Lower courts had split.  Today,