By Karen Mason | Published June 1, 2015 | |
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Mason, Griffin & Pierson supports the Boy Scouts of America, Central New Jersey Council, Troop 46. From 1:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday June 7 the Scouts will hold a Strawberry Festival fudraiser at the Montgomery Middle School Lower Campus on Burnt Hill Road in Skillman.Read More
Edwin Schmierer, a director with the firm, is a panelist at the June 17 Symposium, Affordable Housing in New Jersey: The New Reality. Sponsored by Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey, the all-day program covers the administration of affordable housing and municipal obligations. For more information, go to https://ahpnj.org/.Read More
On June 13 the Historical Society of Princeton presents Charlotte Kendrick for its 4th Annual “Concert Under the Stars” at the Updike Farmstead in Princeton. The fundraiser supports the Society’s programs, for more information go to https://www.princetonhistory.org/Read More
The 15th Annual Current Issues in Planning and Zoning Education Conference is scheduled to take place at the Pacific Concord Hotel in Eatontown on June 12. The conference is co-sponsored by the New Jersey Association of Planning and Zoning Administrators and the Rutgers University Center for Government Services. The conference attracts municipal zoning and planning Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to support the Boy Scouts of America, Central New Jersey Council, Troop 46. From 1:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday June 7 the Scouts will hold a Strawberry Festival fudraiser at the Montgomery Middle School Lower Campus on Burnt Hill Road in Skillman.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.