Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Deal or No Deal?

According to the American School Board Journal, labor-management contracts are the quintessential local issue, and often a complicated legal maze for everyone involved in the negotiations.

"It seems that collective bargaining between school boards and employees has become an accusatory event.
Every few years each side puts up its dukes, points a blaming finger, and claims the high ground. Attorneys conducting negotiations for the school district have a professional and ethical duty to zealously represent their client. Lawyers for the employees have the same obligation in representing the union."

Click HERE for the complete article.

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