Law School to host lecture on 'PA Public Sector Law'

March 25, 2009

Penn State's Dickinson School of Law will host the free public lecture "Pennsylvania Public Sector Labor Law: From Collective Begging to Collective Bargaining" from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, in room 114 of the Lewis Katz Building, University Park. Refreshments will be provided.


Featured presenter Robert Abraham, Esq., a former staff attorney for the Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), will discuss Pennsylvania public sector labor law, including the statutory parameters of collective bargaining, impasse procedures, unfair labor practices, and relevant case law. Abraham also will address how the economy might impact collective bargaining and future legislation.


As the staff attorney for PSEA, a labor organization representing approximately 150,000 teachers and support personnel throughout the state, Abraham represented members and locals in legal matters regarding labor and employment. Abraham holds a master's degree in education from the University of Pittsburgh and a law degree from Duquesne University.


Abraham’s presentation is being sponsored by the Law & Education Alliance at Penn State (LEAP), a law student organization focusing on the intersection of law and education.


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