In re Robbinsville Tp. Bd. of Educ. v. Washington Tp. Educ. Ass’n, __ N.J. ___ (2016).  In Borough of Keyport v. International Union of Operating Engineers, 222 N.J. 314 (2015), the Supreme Court approved temporary layoffs of public workers where those layoffs were motivated by an economic crisis.  Importantly, as a backdrop those layoffs, “an emergency regulation was promulgated that temporarily authorized municipalities go

Cumberland Farms, Inc. v. New Jersey Dep’t of Environmental Protection, ___ N.J. Super. ___ (App. Div. 2016).  Plaintiff (“CFI”) operates convenience stores and gas stations in many locations in New Jersey.  Hazardous substances are discharged at some of those locations.  Defendant (“DEP”) offers a settlement process under which parties responsible for potential damage to natural resources as a result of hazard

In In re Declaratory Judgment Actions Filed by Various Municipalities, 446 N.J. Super. 259 (App. Div. 2016), discussed here (under the heading “Another Mount Laurel Case for the Supreme Court?”), the Appellate Division issued an important affordable housing decision.  That ruling stated that, in calculating their fair shares of such housing, municipalities were not required to include a separate component for their affordable housing need for the “gap period” of 1999-2