Collective Bargaining Symposium*
Date(s): December 7, 2021
Time: 8:30 AM EST - 3:30 PM EST
This event is being offered in person and as a live-streamed event. There are limited seats available in-person.
If you register and are unable to participate, the recording will be made available to you. To receive the recording, you must follow the instructions which will be sent to all registrants on December 6.
This event does not qualify for additional connections. Registration is only for the individual registrant.
If you have additional staff wishing to attend, please have them complete a separate registration.
The Collective Bargaining Symposium will provide a thorough overview of the collective bargaining process, including bargaining trends and laws, contract language, tips to help you prepare and strategies for successful negotiation and bargaining. In addition, comprehensive state-wide data will be provided on salaries and benefits.
This symposium will provide a deep exploration of topics that will help you be effective in negotiating collective bargaining agreements.
Before November 25: PASBO Member $125/Non-member $185
After November 25: PASBO Member $130/Non-member $190
PASBO Professional Certification = 4 CEUs
CPE Credit = 5.5 in Specialized Knowledge
Tentative Agenda8:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:00 am Welcome and Introductions
9:05 am Preparing for Bargaining
Robert Reger, PCSBA, Hempfield Area SD
10:05 am Tips for Effective Collective Bargaining
Benjamin L. Pratt, Esq., Kegel Kelin Litts & Lord LLP
11:05 am Break
11:15 am Human Resources Considerations in Collective Bargaining
Bobbi Billman, PCSBS, Central York SD
12:15 pm Lunch
12:45 pm Bargaining Trends from a Negotiator’s Perspective & Act 88 Process
Jeff Sultanik, Esq., Fox Rothschild, LLP
1:45 pm How a Business Official can Use Data in Collective Bargaining
Heather Taylor, Forecast5 Analytics
Stan Wisler, Forecast5 Analytics
Matthew Lentz, PCSBA, Upper Moreland Township SD
Robert Geletko, PCSBA, Mt Lebanon SD
Dr. Andrew Armagost, PASBO
2:45 pm Bargaining from the Other Side of the Table
Amy Wolfgang, PSEA
3:30 pm Adjourn