Joel Weisblatt Chair, New Jersey Public Employment Relations Commission (PERC), Trenton
Derlys M. Gutierrez, Esq. Adams, Gutierrez & Lattiboudere
Mary Beth Hennessy- Shotter, Esq.Director, Conciliation and Arbitrations, New Jersey PERC, Trenton
Why You Should Attend:New Jersey has thousands of public employees. On Friday, April 23, 2021, many of them, as well as attorneys, arbitrators, union members, and government officials, will meet virtually to attend the Annual Public Employment Conference. They will hear thought-provoking and insightful presentations that examine many of today's cutting-edge issues facing our public employers, public employees and unions, including timely discussions about pandemic-related challenges. In 2019 over 500 attended this must-attend event. Don't miss out on this year's virtual conference! Register today so that you can hear the latest developments!
Commissioner Robert Asaro-Angelo, Dept. of Labor and Workforce Dev.
Legal Developments: PERC and court decisions of note; Rozenblit – NJ Supreme Court decides the constitutionality of paid union leave; Smith v. NJEA – the WDEA and dues revocation provisions; Pandemic-related decisions and issues; the Dynamic Status QuoModerator: Christine Lucarelli-Carneiro, Esq.Management: Isabel Machado, Esq.; Mark Ruderman, Esq.Union: Hop T. Wechsler, Esq.; Craig S. Gumpel, Esq.
Bargaining trends, including COVID impact bargaining, healthcare, and pensions: the new State Unity PPO; healthcare, pensions, other bargaining trends and related legislation Moderator: Mary Beth Hennessy- Shotter, Esq.Union: Michael Freeman; Rebecca GivanManagement: Derlys M. Gutierrez, Esq. Deborah Cornavaca
The “Me Too Movement” and Labor Relations: How do changing norms regarding workplace harassment and violence impact the conduct of union and management representatives? Are the contours of protected conduct changing? Workplace violence investigations and the role of unions and managementModerator: Mary CrangleManagement: Jennifer Roselle, Esq.; Karen StubausUnion: Frank M. Crivelli, Esq. Charlette Matts, Esq.
Pay Equity and Compensation Systems: Bargaining compensation systems that comply with the Diane B. Allen Equal Pay ActModerator - Marianne Tolomeo, Esq. Union: Denise Graff-PolicastroNeutral: Kirsten Scheurer Branigan, Esq.
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