Clark Hill Attorney Barbara A. Ruga to Present During Michigan Association of School Personnel Administrators’ Winter Conference

Nov 23, 2010
GRAND RAPIDS, MI – Clark Hill attorney Barbara A. Ruga will present during the Michigan Association of School Personnel Administrators’ Winter Conference on Thursday, December 2, 2010. Barbara’s session, “Managing a Grievance to Arbitration,” will provide a step by step approach to ensure preparation for any grievance that could end up in arbitration. For more information, please visit www.maspa.org.

Barbara A. Ruga is a member in the firm’s Grand Rapids office where she practices in the Education and Municipal and Labor & Employment Law practice groups. Barbara has significant experience with a wide range of employment and school law matters where she primarily represents public school districts. In addition to her legal expertise, Barbara is a frequent speaker in public school districts where she addresses employment and school law issues for the Michigan Negotiators Association as well as for the Michigan Association of School Personnel Administrators. She was the 2007 recipient of the Harlow Claggett award from the Michigan Negotiators Association, for her contributions to public school labor negotiations.

Barbara has been heavily involved in the legal community having served and chaired on several community and professional committees and boards, and has authored several books and articles on labor and employment issues in the private and public sectors.