By Karen Mason | Published June 2, 2014 | |
- Of Counsel
Rutgers Center for Government Services presents the 14th Annual Current Issues in Planning and Zoning Conference on Friday, June 13, 2014 at the Imperia, 1714 Easton Avenue in Somerset, NJ. Edwin W. Schmierer, Chairperson of Mason, Griffin & Pierson‘s Local Government Law Practice Group, will be on the faculty of program’s general session – “Affordable Read MoreRead More
YMCA Camp Mason, located in Hardwick, NJ, will hold its annual Racin’ 4 Mason bike ride on June 28, 2014. Camp Mason is named after Mason, Griffin & Pierson’s co-founder, Ralph S. Mason, who served as the President of the Board of Trustees for many years. All proceeds from the race support scholarships that enable Read MoreRead More
Several MG&P attorneys will join in the Somerset County Bar Association for its 5th Annual Golf & Tennis Outing on June 10 at Raritan Valley Country Club. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the outing. Victoria D. Britton is a member of the Association’s Board and is editor of its newsletter, The Clarion. Read MoreRead 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.