"NJ Expands Employer Liability in Ethicon Whistleblower Case"

Date   Jul 15, 2015

Mark Saloman was quoted in an article on the New Jersey Supreme Court decision surrounding employer liability in Ethicon whistleblower case.

"A blow to employers, the ruling leaves them facing a class of untouchable employees comprising 'professional whistleblowers with ready-made retaliation claims if they voice concern with some decision or action of their employer,' according to Ford Harrison LLP partner Mark A. Saloman, who wrote an amicus brief in the case for the Employers Association of New Jersey.

'These untouchables — including those who reject criticism, are irresponsible, cannot get along with co-workers, or are simply underperforming — cannot be demoted, disciplined or fired so long as they perform their job duties in good faith,' Saloman said. 'This severely impacts employers' recognized right to manage their internal operations, a right this decision completely ignores.'"

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