Clark Hill Attorney Barbara A. Ruga to Present at the Michigan Negotiators Association Mini Conferences

Jan 13, 2014
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Clark Hill attorney Barbara A. Ruga will present the Michigan Negotiators Association (MNA) 2014 Winter Mini Conferences. Ruga will present a survey course covering the many aspects of public sector collective bargaining under Michigan law. For registration and more information, please visit www.michgannegotiators.com.

Dates and sites of conferences:

January 16, 2014 Metro Area 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

January 20, 2014 Kent ISD 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

February 10, 2014 Ingham ISD 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Ruga has over 35 years of experience advising and counseling public school districts and other public and private employers on a wide variety of labor law and employment issues, as well as extensive knowledge and experience negotiating teacher contracts in the context of scarce resources. She has presented for other notable statewide organizations, including the Metro Bureau, the Michigan Association of School Boards and the Michigan School Business Officials, as well as national educational entities.

MNA is a non-profit association for professional negotiators and contract administrators. It gives school boards and administrators the opportunity to network with other negotiators throughout the state, up-to-date information, training in the negotiations process, and assistance with administrative contracts and effective techniques for working with public employee unions.