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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.”

  • Annual Meeting of the Affordable Housing Professionals of NJ
    October 28, 2020

    Edwin W. Schmierer, Esq., a Director of the firm, will chair the Annual Meeting of the Affordable Housing Professionals of New Jersey (AHPNJ) on October 28, 2020. Mr. Schmierer serves as President of AHPNJ. The meeting will provide an opportunity for Municipal Housing Liaisons and Administrative Agents administering affordable housing programs throughout the State to share ideas about implementing Affordable Housing Compliance Plans for the Third Round. A panel will discuss the recent legislation requiring the posting of affordable unit availability on the State’s Housing Resource Center (HRC) website. Attendance at the virtual meeting is free and open to anyone interested in affordable housing initiatives in New Jersey. Register at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XibzGmk7SC6p
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  • COVID-19
    Employment & Financial Update (10/02/2020)

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

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