A-73 September Term 2012, 072466

93 A.3d 306 (2014)

218 N.J. 8

James HITESMAN, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. BRIDGEWAY, INC., d/b/a Bridgeway Care Center, Defendant-Respondent.

Supreme Court of New Jersey.

Decided June 16, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Paul R. Castronovo argued the cause for appellant (Castronovo & McKinney, Morristown, attorneys; Mr. Castronovo and Megan Frese Porio , Morristown, on the brief).

Craig S. Provorny , Warren, argued the cause for respondent (Herold Law and Jackson Lewis, attorneys; Mr. Provorny , Gregory T. Alvarez , and James McDonnell , Morristown, of counsel).

Sarah Fern Meil , Milford, argued the cause for amicus curiae New Jersey Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association.

Justice PATTERSON delivered the opinion of the Court.

In this appeal, the Court considers a health care worker's claim asserted under the Conscientious Employee Protection Act (CEPA), N.J.S.A. 34:19-1 to -8, premised upon standards set forth in a professional code of ethics, an employee handbook, and the employer's statement of patient rights.

Plaintiff James Hitesman's employment as a registered nurse in a nursing home operated by defendant Bridgeway...

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