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Audi Covers Collective Bargaining in PSBA School Law Workshop

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(Hershey, PA) - Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams partner John G. Audi participated in a recent School Law Workshop of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) on October 18 at the Hershey Hotel in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Audi’s presentation, “Table Games: Tactical Trends in Collective Bargaining,” offered his seasoned take on such issues as zero net bargaining, health plan redesign, fixing salary schedules, and other relevant topics in today’s negotiations.

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.

The PSBA, founded in 1895, is a nonprofit statewide association of public school boards and the first school board association established in the United States. Its mission is to give elected school board members the tools, training and advocacy needed to successfully administer public education to all Pennsylvania students. For more information, visit

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 16 attorneys who represent over 290 school and municipal entities as Solicitors or as Special Counsel in more than 50 counties throughout Pennsylvania.