Category Archives: Workplace Crime

Employers Beware: The Hidden Dangers of Utah’s Public Policy on Self-Defense

On September 17, 2015, the Utah Supreme Court held that an employee who is terminated for violating their employer’s “no-confrontation” policy can maintain a claim of wrongful discharge so long as that employee (1) reasonably believed that force was necessary … Continue reading

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New Jersey Supreme Court: Taking Employers’ Documents Is Theft

The New Jersey Supreme Court recently affirmed that employees who take or copy their employer’s documents can be prosecuted for theft by unlawful taking. In State v. Saavedra, — A.3d –, 2015 WL 3843764 (N.J. 2015), the court acknowledged that … Continue reading

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