By Karen Mason | Published October 1, 2015 | |
- Of Counsel
Lee National Denim Day is a fundraiser created by Lee Jeans where participants donate $5 or more in exchange for wearing jeans to work. Since its inception in 1996, Lee National Denim Day participants have raised more than $93 million for the fight against breast cancer and with your help, hope to add even more Read MoreRead More
Nicole Sciotto is Silent Auction Chairperson for the Princeton Family YMCA 2015 Centennial Awards. The award event is October 22 from 6 – 8:30PM at the Princeton Family YMCA. The awards recognize individuals in the community who demonstrate outstanding commitment to community service. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the event and Sciotto Read MoreRead More
Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to be a sponsor at the Philly Pops concert to benefit The Foundation of Morris Hall/St. Lawrence, Inc. The Foundation provides skilled nursing, out patient health care, and rehabilitation. The concert will be at the Patriots Theater, Trenton War Memorial. For information and tickets go to https://www.morrishall.org/events.phpRead More
Once again, Mason, Griffin & Pierson is sponsoring the Township of Edgewater Park Annual Community Day. The event will take place at Magowan School on Saturday October 17. For more information go to https://edgewaterpark-nj.com/communityday.htmRead More
Victoria Britton and Joseph Tauriello are panelists for the Somerset County Bar Association’s Marathon CLE Day on October 12. Ms. Britton will be participating in two panels, one entitled The A,B,C and D’s of Zoning and the other entitled Pro Bono: Good for the Community and Good for You. Mr. Tauriello will speaking on a Read MoreRead More
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.
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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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."