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New Jersey League of Municipalities Celebrates 100th Year Anniversary

On May 7 the New Jersey State League of Municipalities will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a banquet at the Hilton in East Brunswick. At the same time, the League will commemorate the retirement of Bill Dressel, the League’s Executive Director, who has forty-one years of service with the organization. Mason, Griffin & Pierson will Read More

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Minh Dang Honored by Womanspace

Human rights scholar and activist, Minh Dang, is the recipient of Womanspace’s Barbara Boggs Sigmund Award. Firm Director, Edwin W. Schmierer, is a long-time member of the Board of Trustees and Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor of the event. Womanspace is a non-profit organization that provides counseling and housing for women and their Read More

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Historic Harrison Township Day

On Saturday May 2, the Township of Harrison hosts its annual family entertainment event at Ella Harris Park.  Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor.

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Stuart 5K Run/Walk

The firm is a sponsor for Stuart Country Day School’s fundraising event, “Poetry in Motion”.  The 5K Run/Walk is on Saturday May 16.  Cory Kestner, an associate with Mason, Griffin & Pierson is Co-Chair of the event.  For more information, go to https://www.stuartschool.org/athletics/poetry_in_motion/index.aspx.

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  • Know Your Rights as an Employee
    Princeton Adult School Zoom Online Video Conference
    Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 7:00–8:30 pm.

    Elizabeth Zuckerman, Esq. will be conducting a virtual course on October 13, 2020 - Know Your Rights as an Employee. Topics include harassment, hostile work environment and discrimination on the basis of age, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and other protected statuses. The concept of reasonable accommodation and the interactive process will be explored. There will be discussion regarding the New Jersey whistle-blower law, wage and hour laws, family leave laws, non-compete agreements, new employee protections as a result of COVID-19 and common law claims, such as breach of contract and intentional infliction of emotional distress. In addition, hypothetical employment claims based on real life employment experiences will be discussed. Register at https://www.ssreg.com/princeton/classes/results.asp?code=120.

  • New Jersey Planning Officials Training Session - October 3, 2020

    Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., a firm Director, will be an instructor for the New Jersey Planning Official’s Planning and Zoning Board members training session in Somerset County on October 3, 2020. Mr. Schmierer chairs the firm’s Government Practice Group and represents a number of land use boards including the Lawrence Township Planning Board and the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Borough of Pennington Joint Planning and Zoning Board of Adjustment and the West Windsor Zoning Board of Adjustment. The New Jersey Planning Officials can be reached at [email protected] for any land use board member interested in attending the training session.

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  • COVID-19 Employment & Financial Update (3/24/2020)

    Click Link Here to read important information regarding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

  • NELA-NJ Attorney Zuckerman

    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."