Maxine Neuhauser Quoted in “Bridgegate-Inspired NJ Bill Imperils Gov’t Employers”


Maxine Neuhauser, Member of the Firm in the Labor and Employment and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the Newark office was quoted in Law360, in “Bridgegate-Inspired NJ Bill Imperils Gov't Employers,” by Martin Bricketto. (Read the full version - subscription required.) 

Following is an excerpt:

But the bill could touch more than just government entities if it ever becomes law, according to Maxine Neuhauser of Epstein Becker & Green PC, who noted that courts are supposed to adopt broad readings of whistleblower laws because they serve a remedial purpose.

"There is going to be a push by employees and their counsel to get the broadest possible reading as to what is a 'government entity,' and one concern I have is the potential for private companies, such as, government contractors and social services agencies that depend on government funding, to be swept into the definition," Neuhauser said.