Susan Masters is an associate in Robinson+Cole's Labor and Employment Group, where she focuses on private sector labor and employment law.
Traditional Labor Law
Ms. Masters represents employers in matters before the National Labor Relations Board, such as unfair labor practice charges and representation petitions. She also represents employers in collective bargaining and arbitrations arising from collective bargaining agreements. Ms. Masters also counsels employers in contract and grievance administration, employee handbooks, and employee discipline.
Employment Counseling and Workplace Investigations
Ms. Masters counsels companies and other organizations in all facets of employment law, including discrimination issues, disability and reasonable accommodation, family and medical leave, personnel policies and practices, unemployment, workplace health and safety issues, non-compete agreements, and other employment agreements. Additionally, she represents employers in administrative proceedings in forums such as the Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities.
Ms. Masters also is a trained workplace investigator. She provides employers with advice through all phases of workplace investigation, conducts impartial inquiries, and proactively handles the results of investigations.
Before joining Robinson+Cole, Ms. Masters clerked for the Honorable F. Herbert Gruendel of the Connecticut Appellate Court, where she contributed to the researching and drafting of appellate opinions. While in law school she was a teaching assistant for the Moot Court program and the legal writing program. She also has experience practicing before the Executive Office for Immigration Review, as part of the University of Connecticut's Asylum and Human Rights Legal Clinic.
Prior to law school, Ms. Masters taught high school English and graduate courses to teachers pursuing master's degrees in education.