NJ High Court Poised To Clarify Whistleblower Protections

Law360, New York (April 11, 2013, 9:31 PM EDT) -- A case set for oral arguments before the New Jersey Supreme Court next week in which a UPS Inc. supervisor is accusing the shipping giant of illegal retaliation could be a launching pad for the justices to provide broad new guidance on protected activity under the state's powerful whistleblower law.

Claiming violations of the state's Conscientious Employee Protection Act and Law Against Discrimination, Michael Battaglia contends UPS demoted him for voicing various complaints detailing the purportedly poor performance of a division he once oversaw, the abuse...
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