N.J. Conscientious Employee Protection Act

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Location:EANJ Training Room
Sponsored by:EANJ

The N.J. Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA) accounts for most employment litigation in New Jersey, far more than discrimination suits, although many HR generalists are unaware of CEPA because the statute’s title may be misleading.  As employers perseverate over “discrimination” claims that never materialize, they remain vulnerable to the most employee-friendly whistleblower law in the country. CEPA creates the biggest exceptions to the “at-will” termination rule and accounts for the most lawsuits against employers in New Jersey.

Join John Sarno, Esq. for a sophisticated understanding of the law.  This 4-hour session will cover:

•    What types of employee-conduct does the law protect,
•    Evaluating potential exposure of CEPA lawsuits,
•    What is retaliation,
•    What kind of policy is required,
•    Penalties for violating the law, and
•    HR’s ethical dilemmas

Seating limited to 21 registrants.  Recommended for professionals with 5 or more years of HR experience or who have an in-house advisory role.

Location Information:

EANJ Training Room
30 West Mount Pleasant Avenue, Suite 202
Livingston, NJ  07039

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Parking is available on a first-come first-serve basis.  We request that you only park against the rear-wall of the parking lot and not in the spaces directly in front of the building as those are reserved for tenants.  Street parking is also available but please be mindful of the signs.

Registration Fees:

$75 per person (EANJ Member)
$95 per person (Non-Member)


Substitutions are permitted, however in order to meet program commitments, cancellations made less than two (2) full working days before the program date or "no-shows", must be charged the full registration fee.  Cancellations should be submitted, in writing, to eanj@eanj.org.