The New York State Association of Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs (MASLA) has elected Partner Douglas Gerhardt as vice president.
MASLA advocates for school management on public sector labor relations issues, such as teacher and contract negotiations, arbitrations and grievances. The Association consists of more than 300 members, including attorneys, school administrators, public administrators, personnel administrators, and labor relations specialists.
Douglas, who works out of the Harris Beach Capital Region offices, is a member of our K-12 Education Institutions and Labor and Employment teams. He maintains a diverse statewide practice counseling public and private sector employers on a range of matters that impact the workplace and the workforce. Douglas represents some of the largest school districts across New York state, advising and counseling school boards, teachers and administrators on general education matters and labor and human resources issues.