Clark Hill Attorney Barbara A. Ruga to Present at the ISOA’s May 1 Meeting
GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. –
Attorney Barbara A. Ruga will present at the Ingham School Officers Association (ISOA) on Wednesday, May 1. Ruga will discuss new rulings on prohibited subjects, Freedom to Work Implementation, Michigan Council on Educator Effectiveness and general trends in bargaining. The presentation will be held at the ISOA’s meeting in Mason, Michigan.
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 Michigan Negotiators Association, Metro Bureau, the Michigan Association of School Boards and the Michigan School Business Officials, as well as national educational entities.
The Ingham School Officers Association is one of many active school board associations in the state and is a chapter of the Michigan Association of School Boards. The goal of the ISOA is to provide constructive assistance to school board members, promoting governmental action of benefit to students and schools, increasing interest and knowledge of schools among community residents, developing effective and informed school board members, and encouraging collaboration and sharing resources among member schools.
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