Author Archives: Christopher M. Mason

About Christopher M. Mason

Christopher M. Mason is an attorney with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon, P.L.C. in Phoenix, Arizona. He counsels employers and management on all aspects of labor and employment law, including traditional labor matters, such as collective bargaining and union organizing; restrictive covenants; employment discrimination; sexual harassment; whistleblowing; retaliation; wrongful termination; personnel policies and employee handbooks; reductions in force; trade secrets; restrictive covenants; duty of loyalty; drug and alcohol testing; and other state and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Mason is also an experienced litigator, representing clients in Arizona, federal, and appellate courts, as well as before administrative agencies, including the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Arizona Civil Rights Division, and the Department of Economic Security. He can be reached at For more information on labor and employment legal matter, visit

Ways to prevent workplace sexual harassment

legal law

Sexual harassment has once again caught the spotlight with the recent eruption of sensational harassment allegations against Bill O’Reilly. Perhaps the most scintillating of the allegations are those suggesting that he and Fox News had ample notice of the underlying problems, and that Fox News paid $12 million to settle claims brought by five different… Read More →

Who owns a company’s social media accounts?


Most businesses understandably assume that they own their social media accounts. Why wouldn’t they?  The accounts are generally listed in the business’ name, contain content approved by the business, and are maintained by the business’ employees. What tends to complicate matters, however, is the fact that social media may include overlapping ownership interests. For example,… Read More →