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New Jersey Public Employment Conference

Friday, April 25, 2014

Hilton Hotel, East Brunswick, New Jersey

New Jersey Public Employment Conference
Sponsored by: • NJICLE • The Rutgers School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) • Labor and Employment Law Section, NJ State Bar Association • The New Jersey State AFL-CIO • NJ League of Municipalities • New Jersey Education (NJEA) • New Jersey Association of Counties • New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association • Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) • New Jersey School Boards Association • The Fireman’s Mutual Benevolent Association • International Fire Fighters AssociationWhy You Should Attend: New Jersey’s Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC) handles labor relations involving public employers, public employees and public employee unions. Matters covered include representation issues, negotiations, unfair practices, mediation, fact finding and arbitration.This annual conference covers the year’s developments in the public employment sector. Hear updates on collective negotiations, concession bargaining, furloughs and more. Also, gain insight on recently enacted amendments and what to expect in 2014. Whether you represent unions or public employers, join your colleagues at this must attend program.Program Agenda

8:45 Introduction and Welcome
9:00 PERC Case Law Update
9:45 What has Become of Public Sector Bargaining in New Jersey?
11:00 Break
11:15 Should all Discipline be Arbitrated? The experience of teachers, police and state workers
12:30 Luncheon
1:30 Arbitrator Panel: How Would the Arbitrator Decide?
2:30 Break
2:45 Developments in Employment Law
3:45 Q & A
4:00 Adjourn
Moderator/Speaker: James McGovern

Moderator/Speaker: Nancy Oxfeld

Moderator/Speaker: Steven Weissman

Speaker: Maureen Binetti

Speaker: Steven Cohen

Speaker: Matthew Giacobbe

Speaker: Joyce Klein

Speaker: Paul Kleinbaum

Speaker: Henry Maurer

Speaker: Ira Mintz

Speaker: Martin Pachman

Speaker: Louis Rainone

Speaker: Jennifer Roselle

Speaker: Hetty Rosenstein

Speaker: David Rubin

Speaker: Lester Taylor

Speaker: Jeffrey Tener

Speaker: Bonnie Weinstock

Below is a link to the brochure.  You can also register online at

Conference Brochure


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