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					                                 30th ANNUAL CONFERENCE
                                 ON PUBLIC SECTOR LABOR
                                       RELATIONS LAW




PROGRAM COMMITTEE


 Matthew J. Giacobbe, Esq.

  Robert A. Hackel, PERC

 James J. McGovern III, Esq.

  Ira W. Mintz, Esq., PERC
                                       SPONSORED BY THE
    Nancy I. Oxfeld, Esq.
                                           NEW JERSEY
                                  PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS
                                           COMMISSION

                                             AND THE

                                NEW JERSEY STATE BAR ASSOCIATION
                               LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW SECTION




                                  HILTON EAST BRUNSWICK
                                    East Brunswick, New Jersey
                                       Friday, April 23, 2010
                                                                          Education                         12:00 pm How Arbitrators Rule
       30th Annual Conference on                     Labor:       Vincent E. Giordano, Executive Director   This panel of experienced arbitrators will be presented
    Public Sector Labor Relations Law                             New Jersey Education Association
                                                                                                            with typical, but difficult, fact patterns. The arbitrators
                                                     Management: Curt Wary, Director of Labor Relations     will vote to sustain or deny the “grievances” and then
          Sponsored by the New Jersey
                                                                 New Jersey School Boards Association       explain their reasoning.
   Public Employment Relations Commission
   and the New Jersey State Bar Association                                                                 Moderator:      Martha R. Cooper, Arbitrator
                                                                      State Government
      Labor and Employment Law Section
                                                     Labor:       Steven P. Weissman, Esq.                  Panelists:      Daniel F. Brent, Arbitrator
                                                                  Weissman & Mintz, LLC                                     Marlene A. Gold, Arbitrator
                  April 23, 2010                                                                                            Joyce M. Klein, Arbitrator
                                                     Management: Sally Ann Fields, Esq.                                     Joseph Licata, Arbitrator
                                                                 Senior Deputy Attorney General
                                                                 State of New Jersey
                  PROGRAM                                                                                   12:45 pm Reception
                                                                      Local Government
7:45 am Registration - Continental                   Labor:       Kevin P. McGovern, Esq.
        Breakfast                                                 Mets, Schiro & McGovern, LLP              1:15 pm         Luncheon
                                                     Management: Mark S. Ruderman, Esq.
                                                                 Ruderman & Glickman, P.C.
8:45 am Opening Remarks

                                                     11:00 am Refreshment Break                             The registration fee includes continental breakfast,
9:15 am Update: Recent Case Law and                                                                         refreshment break, luncheon, and conference materials.
        Policy Developments
                                                     11:30 am Frequently Asked                              To register, complete and return the enclosed
             Ira W. Mintz, Esq.                               Questions                                     registration form by April 13, 2010 with payment or
             General Counsel, PERC                                                                          invoice.
                                                     Labor and management representatives will look for
             Mary E. Hennessy-Shotter, Esq.          answers from PERC staff to some of the most            New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania CLE credit
             Deputy General Counsel, PERC            frequently asked questions about PERC.                 pending. Certificates available at Registration Center.

                                                     PERC:        Susan Stahl, Staff Agent                  Check the PERC website at www.state.nj.us/perc for:
                                                                  PERC
9:45 am Negotiations in Difficult
                                                                                                                C        Conference updates
        Economic Times                                            Don Horowitz, Esq.
                                                                                                                C        Agency decisions
                                                                  Deputy General Counsel, PERC
                                                                                                                C        Interest arbitration awards
The legal and practical questions facing labor and   Labor:       Marcia J. Tapia, Esq.                         C        Reference material
management.                                                       Loccke, Correia, Schlager, Limsky
                                                                  & Bukosky
Moderator:    Lorraine H. Tesauro, Chief Mediator
              PERC                                   Management: Elizabeth M. Garcia, Esq.
                                                                 Parker McCay