ICMA Practice Areas: 4,6,8,10,12 and 13
In the public sector, the right of employees to organize and participate in a union to address issues regarding wages, hours and working conditions is the law under the Public Employees Relations Act (PERA). Under uncertain and volatile economic conditions, local governments may be pressured to meet unrealistic demands and challenged to maintain hard budget lines. Learn how to prepare to negotiate with labor unions without breaking the budget.
•Milton Collins, Partner, Weiss Serota Helfman Cole & Bierman