John Audi Presents COVID CLE to PA School Boards
New Britain, PA – Managing partner John G. Audi of Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP, presented a virtual continuing legal education (CLE) program for members of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021.
In “You Want COVID Leave? After FFCRA? Let’s Get Answers to Your Questions,” Audi discussed the myriad of leave issues that continue to arise after the sunset of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. The program covered leave request issues that touch upon ADA, FMLA, quarantine orders, and vaccination requirements/demands. Also included in the discussion was compliance with Pennsylvania Department of Education Attestation Forms and how to amend them, if necessary.
PSBA is a nonprofit statewide association of school boards pledged to uphold the highest ideals for lay leadership in the public educational entities of the commonwealth. Founded in 1895, the organization has a rich history as the first association of school boards established in the United States.
John Audi has over 30 years of experience in public sector labor and employment law and now focuses his work on education labor law, public sector labor law, legal consultation and staff training. His vast experience touches all aspects of labor relations matters, including arbitrations, bargaining, PLRB hearings, and related court litigation. He served for 11 years as an administrative law judge for the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board and he is a frequent lecturer on labor, employment and education legal matters.
Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams, LLP was formed in 1995 by nine experienced education lawyers who created the first private law practice in Pennsylvania dedicated entirely to Education Law. Since then, the firm has grown to 22 attorneys who represent over 290 school and municipal entities as Solicitors or as Special Counsel in more than 50 counties throughout Pennsylvania.