By Karen Mason | Published February 4, 2016 | |
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Edwin Schmierer is on the faculty for the Mandatory Training Programs for Planning Boards, Zoning Boards of Adjustment & Combined Boards. The program is offered by New Jersey Planning Officials on February 27 at Voorhees High School in Glen Gardner. For more information go to https://njpo.org/.Read More
Kristina P. Hadinger, a firm Director, has been named Deputy Counsel to the League of Municipalities. The New Jersey State League of Municipalities is an association that assists communities to self-govern successfully. The organization has been serving local officials since 1915. For more information go to https://www.njslom.org/.Read More
Edwin Schmierer, a firm Director, has become President of the Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey, a professional organization that supports affordable housing through dialogue, ethical standards, education, advocacy and policy guidance. For more information go to https://ahpnj.org/.Read More
The firm is pleased to support Princeton Nursery School’s “Hoe Down Goes… La Dolce Vita Italiana” event on February 26, 2016. Victoria D. Britton, an Associate with the firm, is a board member of Princeton Nursery School. The non-profit school is dedicated to providing quality preschool education for an affordable tuition. The event will be 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.