Celynda Brasher Presents Video Webcast on Contract Language for Collective Bargaining Agreements

Oct 13, 2009

Tueth Keeney shareholder Celynda Brasher presented a live video webcast for the Missouri School Board Association (MSBA) on October 13, 2009. Tueth Keeney attorneys are highly regarded speakers on many legal topics, including education law. The MSBA presented a series of webcasts for its members on collective bargaining and labor relations for Missouri Schools.

Celynda’s webcast titled, “Good and Not-So-Good Contract Language in Collectively Bargained Agreements” discussed specific contractual provisions districts should avoid, and also demonstrated example provisions that should be included in every agreement. She highlighted current agreements with Missouri schools and out of state schools.

Celynda L. Brasher is a founding Shareholder of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt P.C. She practices in the areas of education, litigation and labor and employment law. Celynda represents numerous school districts throughout Missouri. She regularly advises boards of education and administrators on matters involving employee hiring, evaluation, remediation, and termination; student rights and discipline; special education; Section 504; school finance; civil rights; employment and business contracts; the Open Meetings Act; church/state issues; and other constitutional matters. Celynda also represents public, private, and non-profit employers in discrimination defense, collective bargaining, union organization, unemployment compensation, wage/hour compliance and terminations, as well as a variety of other employment law areas. Celynda has extensive litigation experience in federal and state courts and before federal and state administrative agencies.

The law firm of Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt P.C. has one of the largest and most successful education law groups in the country. The Firm regularly serves the legal counsel needs of approximately 150 school districts throughout Missouri. The Firm also has one of the largest school law practices in Central and Southern Illinois.

Tueth Keeney attorneys have directly negotiated or participated extensively behind the scenes in the negotiation of well over 50 collective bargaining agreements for school districts and other employers. Our representation includes negotiating Agreements at the table directly with unions, as well as participating extensively behind the scenes to support school districts and other employers handling their own negotiations. Our willingness and ability to assist our clients as much, or as little, as they request is a hallmark of our growing practice in collective bargaining.