Michigan Negotiators Association’s 2008 Mini Conference to Feature Barbara A. Ruga
Grand Rapids , MI – The Michigan Negotiators Association’s 2008 Mini Conference will feature Clark Hill’s Barbara A. Ruga as the sole presenter. This conference targets Board Members, Superintendents, Chief Negotiators, Principals and Supervisors. Topics covered by Ms. Ruga include Marginal Employees: Evaluations and Improvement Plans; and Last Chance: Agreements: How to Write and Implement.
Dates & Locations of Conferences – All presentations are from 9 AM – NOON
January 29, 2008 Genesee ISD
February 4, 2008 Oakland ISD
February 5, 2008 Cheboygan-Otsego-Presque Isle ISD
February 7, 2008 Kent ISD
February 19, 2008 Ingham ISD
Barbara A. Ruga has been practicing law for nearly 30 years in the areas of education, labor relations and employment law. She predominantly represents public school districts in a wide range of employment and school law matters, and frequently lectures to public school districts on employment matters. She was the 2007 recipient of the MNA Harlow Claggett Award for her contributions to collective bargaining in the public school sector in Michigan.
Ruga has published several books and articles in the field of employment law, including articles in the Michigan Council of School Attorneys Newsletter. She was the co-editor and author of “Michigan Wrongful Discharge and Employment Discrimination,” (ICLE, 1990-1994) and “Wrongful Discharge Cases in Michigan,” (1984 and 1987 editions).
Ruga earned her J.D. and B.A., cum laude, from the University of Michigan.
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