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Employment Law

Mason, Griffin & Pierson, P.C. is dedicated to providing prompt and practical advice to employers and employees on a wide variety of legal issues. Extensive resources and knowledge in the field of employment law, coupled with its members’ personal experience in corporate work environments, enables the Employment Law Practice Group to advise clients on practical ways to reduce exposure to costly litigation.


Human Resources and Employee Relations

Legal consultation and guidance is provided in the following areas:

  • Employment Agreements and Severance Packages
  • Restrictive Covenants and Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employment Policies, Handbooks and Forms
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Terminations, Reorganizations and Downsizing
  • Accommodation of Handicapped Employees
  • New Jersey Paid Sick Leave Act
  • Sexual Harassment and Other Federal and State Discrimination Laws
  • Wage and Hour Compliance
  • Drug Testing Programs and Employee Assistance Plans
  • Pregnancy/New Child Leave for NJ Employers
  • How to Protect Your Business from Sexual Harassment Claims
  • Mandatory Retirement in Partnership and Professional Corporations

Training

Training is the most cost-effective way to avoid workplace litigation and liability for failure to comply with the law. In short, training saves money. The members of the Employment Law Practice Group present training programs on the following topics:

  • How to Screen, Interview and Hire Job Applicants
  • Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Effective Investigation and Resolution of Sexual Harassment Complaints
  • Compliance with Family Leave Requirements
  • NJ Golf Foundation Chairman’s Award

    Michael Rosenberg will be honored at the thirteenth annual New Jersey Golf Foundation Golf Classic on August 12 at the Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey. Mason, Griffin & Pierson is pleased to be a sponsor of the event. The Foundation is the charitable arm of the New Jersey Section, PGA of America and was created to positively impact lives and communities through the game of golf. For more information go to www.njgolffoundation.org.

  • Girls on the Run Hosts a Somerset Patriots Baseball Family Fun Night

    Girls on the Run (GOTR) of Central New Jersey is hosting a “Family Fun Night” at Somerset Patriots Baseball Stadium in Bridgewater, New Jersey on Friday, September 20 starting at 7:05 PM. As a thank you and in recognition of its generous support over the years, Mason, Griffin & Pierson will be included in the GOTR suite at the event. GOTR is a 10 week program in the fall and spring for girls in grades 3 through 8 to help girls successfully navigate adolescence. The Girls on the Run curriculum combines training for a GOTR 5K running event with lessons that inspire girls to become independent thinkers, enhance their problem solving skills and make healthy decisions. GOTR of Central New Jersey serves Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Camden and Somerset Counties. Associate Attorney, Nicole Sciotto is a member of the Advisory Board of Girls on the Run, Central New Jersey. For more information go to www.GOTRCNJ.org and to purchase tickets please visit www.somersetpatriots.com/tickets/groupportal; click “Group Portal Login” and enter group password “GOTR19”.

  • SAFE in Hunterdon

    The firm is pleased to support "An Evening of Hope" on Thursday, September 12 at the Riverside Ballroom at the Lambertville Station Inn in Lambertville, New Jersey. The fundraiser honors community leaders, Steve and Christine Little. The event will raise funds to help foster safety, empowerment and healing for survivors of domestic and sexual violence. For more information go to https://safeinhunterdon.org/.