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Dottie’s House Holiday Party

Mason, Griffin & Pierson is a sponsor for the November 30th holiday party held in Brick, New Jersey. Dottie’s House provides programs and services for survivors of domestic violence. For more information go to https://dottieshouse.org/fullinfo/holidayraffle.

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Schmierer on Municipal League Conference Panel

Edwin Schmierer, Associate General Counsel for the New Jersey State League of Municipalities (NJLM), will be on a panel at the NJLM convention on November 15, 2017 to discuss the status of affordable housing in New Jersey. The panel will be moderated by East Windsor Township Mayor Janice S. Mironov and is presented in conjunction Read More

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Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Holds Food and Wine Event

On November 4 the Friends of the Mary Jacobs Memorial Library Foundation will host Food & Wine of Australia & New Zealand, its 12th Annual Food and Wine Fundraiser. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is sponsoring this wonderful gathering. The proceeds will benefit the library. For more information go to https://somerset.lib.nj.us/maryjacobs.

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Davy on Municipal League Conference Panel

Lucille Davy will be on a panel at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities convention in Atlantic City. The session is sponsored by the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys and is entitled OPRA and Right to Know: Recent Developments and Strategies. For more information go to https://www.njslom.org/2017conf/.

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Waterbury Cecil on Municipal League Conference Panels

Trishka Waterbury Cecil, past President of the New Jersey Institute of Local Government Attorneys (NJILGA), is a presenter at the New Jersey State League of Municipalities Conference in Atlantic City. The seminars, Mandatory Certification Class For New Board Members is sponsored by New Jersey Planning Officials, and 2017 Municipal Law Update is sponsored by New Read More

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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."