By Karen Mason | Published May 1, 2014 | |
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The Princeton Community Pool is a state-of-art facility, and an exciting gathering place for residents of the Princeton area. Mason, Griffin & Pierson has long been a generous sponsor of the Princeton Area Community Foundation’s Pool Fund and is proud to help strengthen the community’s permanent endowment for this recreational facility. For more information go Read MoreRead More
The Somerset County Bar Foundation is hosting its 9th annual 5K Legal Runaround on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Somerville, NJ. Victoria Britton, a trustee of the Somerset County Bar Association, is one of the event’s planners. For more information go to www.practicehard.comRead More
To celebrate the Princeton School’s gardening program, the Riverside School in Princeton will hold a community-wide event on May 19. The program is designed to encourage healthy living, and Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor. All are welcome to attend. For more information go to https://www.princetonk12.org/.Read More
Valerie L. Howe, Director and chair of Mason, Griffin & Pierson’s Estates & Trusts Practice Group will present a seminar on Tuesday May 6 at 6 PM at the Nassau Club in Princeton. Along with Financial Planner, Martin Hopkins, the seminar will cover estate and financial planning. The RSVP deadline is past, but to see Read MoreRead More
On Tuesday May 13 the Mercer County Bar Association will honor a distinguished group of New Jersey attorneys who have reached the milestone of fifty years of admission to the Bar. The Golden Jubilee Reception will take place at Mountain View Golf Club in West Trenton. Call 609-585-6200 for information regarding the event.Read More
Have you ever experienced discrimination in the workplace? Do you know your rights as an employee? This class will explore topics including: sexual harassment; discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, or other protection classifications; medical marijuana in the workplace; whistle-blower claims; NJ’s newly enacted Wage Theft Act; the difference between the Federal and State family leave acts; and other laws that protect employees. We will discuss hypothetical employment claims based on real life employment experiences. Update: This course will also cover new employee protections available due to COVID-19.
The instructor for this course is Mason, Griffin & Pierson attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, Esq., who has been practicing employment law in Princeton for 30 years.
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In a recent decision (Justin Wild v. Carriage Funeral Holdings, Inc.), the New Jersey Supreme Court determined that an employee who is fired for using medical marijuana outside the workplace may bring a claim for disability discrimination under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination. Mason, Griffin & Pierson Attorney, Elizabeth Zuckerman, who argued the cause for Amicus Curiae National Employment Lawyers Association of New Jersey, stated the "decision is a win for employees who test positive for marijuana due to their lawful use of medical marijuana outside the workplace."
Jeanne-Marie Scollo has become an Associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. She earned her J.D from Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center. She is a member of the firm's Local Government Law and Litigation Practice Groups. Ms. Scollo brings over nine years of previous legal experience to the firm. She served as Deputy County Counsel for Middlesex County from 2014 to 2019 and was previously a solo practitioner in New Brunswick. Ms. Scollo is admitted in New Jersey and New York and is a member of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys, Mercer County, Middlesex County, and New Jersey State Bar Associations.