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Week Ending 1/11/13: Melillo v. Elizabeth Board of Education

Alan Schorr’s Employment Case of The Week ending January 11, 2013 Melillo v. Elizabeth Board of Education, 2:11-cv-04776; 2012 WL 6725837 (D.N.J. December 21, 2012) It is rare indeed to find a case, especially in New Jersey, where an employee has succeeded in any kind of a legal action for malicious prosecution and abuse of…
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Week Ending 1/4/13: Brooks v. Brookdale Senior Living Communities

Alan Schorr’s Employment Case of The Week ending January 4, 2013 Brooks v. Brookdale Senior Living Communities, Inc., U.S. District Court - New Jersey, Dkt. No. 12-2821(RBK/AMD) (December 20, 2012) The New Jersey District Court has ruled that an arbitration policy contained in an employee handbook is enforceable, even though the handbook contains an express…
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Case of the Week: Year-End Update

Case of the Week - End of the Year Update I have now been writing this writing this weekly column for six months. As we begin a new year, I thought it would be a good time to catch up on some of the really interesting cases that I have written about. I am interested…
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Week Ending 12/14/12: Fang v. New Jersey

Alan Schorr’s Employment Case of The Week ending December 14, 2012 Fang v. State of New Jersey, 2012 WL 6097082 (App. Div. December 10, 2012) (Mercer County) (not approved for publication) The effects of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Winters v. North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue, 212 N.J. 67 (2012) (read blog article…
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Week Ending 12/7/12: Rodriguez v. University of Miami Hospital

Alan Schorr’s Employment Case of The Week ending December 7, 2012 Rodriguez v. University of Miami Hospital, (unpublished) (11th Cir. December 5, 2012) Last week the 11th Circuit issued a head-scratching decision in a Family and Medical Act (FMLA) case, Rodriguez v. University of Miami Hospital. In denying summary judgment in part and granting summary…
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