Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
technology Credit: whiteMocca/Shutterstock.com

A sea change is coming in challenging discriminatory treatment. From July 2016 through June 2017, almost 2,000 defamation, inverse condemnation, Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), and Law Against Discrimination (LAD) cases were filed in New Jersey state court. See Administrative Office of the Courts – Court Management Statistics, New Jersey Judiciary Civil Statistics July 2016 – June 2017. Of those, 806 settled. This means that about 45 percent of employment-related discrimination complaints were resolved without a court’s liability determination. As a result, we’ll never know how many of those defendants committed no unlawful act but nevertheless hedged their bets. Just eight months into the next term, 1,193 of these cases already have been filed. As the State moves to understand a newly mobilized political climate, so too must employers adapt to this changed world of “Me Too” and “Time’s Up.” Employers wonder, then, what can they add to their internal management systems to better protect themselves against frivolous claims?

This content has been archived. It is available exclusively through our partner LexisNexis®.

To view this content, please continue to Lexis Advance®.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber? Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® is now the exclusive third party online distributor of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® customers will be able to access and use ALM's content by subscribing to the LexisNexis® services via Lexis Advance®. This includes content from the National Law Journal®, The American Lawyer®, Law Technology News®, The New York Law Journal® and Corporate Counsel®, as well as ALM's other newspapers, directories, legal treatises, published and unpublished court opinions, and other sources of legal information.

ALM's content plays a significant role in your work and research, and now through this alliance LexisNexis® will bring you access to an even more comprehensive collection of legal content.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at customercare@alm.com


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.