Clark Hill West Michigan Attorney Marshall W. Grate to Present at the Michigan Negotiators Association Spring Conference – March 14

Mar 13, 2014
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. – Attorney Marshall W. Grate will present “We CAN Learn from Our Past and Impact Our Future” at the Michigan Negotiators Association’s (MNA) Spring Conference on Friday, March 14.

The MNA’s spring conference, “Combating the Culture of We Can’t…” will be held on March 13 and 14 at the Lansing Crowne Plaza. Grate will discuss bargaining trends, days and hours, and 21F. For more information, please visit, http://www.michigannegotiators.com/calendar.html.

Grate is a Senior Attorney in Clark Hill’s Grand Rapids office where he is a member of the Education and Municipal Law, and Labor and Employment Law practice groups. Grate specializes his practice in public school law, labor and employment law, municipal corporations, and private sector employers. He has broad experience in all labor and employment matters, but focuses on personnel administration, wage and hour issues, employment discrimination (EEOC), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), unfair labor practices, collective bargaining, and labor arbitration. Grate has successfully defended clients in both bench and jury trials and administrative proceedings. He is licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Michigan and Indiana and is admitted to the Sixth and Seventh Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals, as well as the United States Supreme Court.

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.

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