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Clark Hill Attorney Barbara A. Ruga to Present at the Michigan Negotiators Association 2015 Labor Relations Academy

May 12, 2015

LANSING, MI – Clark Hill attorney Barbara A. Ruga will present at the Michigan Negotiators Association (MNA) 2015 Labor Relations Academy on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Lansing Hotel in Lansing, Mich. Ruga's session, “Critical Points in Bargaining,” will discuss the project timeline, strategic considerations – recent trends, and impasse. For more information and registration, please visit

MNA is a non-profit association for professional negotiators and contract administrators. Membership in MNA helps individuals network and share information, obtain education, training and support, and develop management skills in negotiations and contract administration.

Ruga is a member in Clark Hill’s Education and Municipal Practice Group as well as the Labor & Employment Law Practice Group. For more than 37 years, she has been advising and counseling public school districts and businesses on a wide variety of labor law and employment issues. Ruga has extensive experience negotiating teacher contracts in a context of scarce resources. She has also handled numerous unfair labor practice charges, fact-findings and related employment litigation. She advocates for prevention through education, and to that end specializes in employee training programs.

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