Employment and Labor

Employment Law Monthly - July 2014

7/23/2014 | Article

Application to Limit Liability
By Kerri A. Wright and Deborah H. Share

Despite New Jersey's historic penchant for placing a premium on employees' rights, the New Jersey Appellate Division recently opened up some room for employers to limit their liability.  In a recent decision, Rodriguez v. Raymours Furniture Co., Inc., the Appellate Division held that a provision placed in an employment application waiving the statute of limitations and reducing the period of limitations to six months to bring a lawsuit against the company could be enforceable.  2014 WL 2765273 (App. Div., June 19, 2014).  This is welcome news for employers looking to limit potential claims.

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