Published: October 14, 2016

The New Jersey State Legislature has proposed a new bill (A-4243) that would require the State or its entities to publicly disclose the details of settlement agreements under its whistleblower protection law, the Conscientious Employee Protection Act.  CEPA, also known as the “Whistleblower Act,” prohibits an employer from taking retaliatory action against an employee who discloses an illegal act to a supervisor or public body, testifies to a public body conducting an investigation, or reports or refuses to participate in fraudulent or criminal activity.

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