MBM Attorneys presented to almost 100 HR professionals

What School District Human Resource Professionals Need to Know

Maiello Brungo & Maiello, LLP attorneys Christina Lane and Krisha DiMascio presented to almost 100 human resource professionals at the SWHRO PASBO meeting on February 2, 2024. As the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSERS) funding expires in September 2024, and with those funds used to retain specialized teachers (STEM, english-language-learner, special education) school officials have questions about the possibility of furloughs, as a result.

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Pennsylvania Education Lawyers Lane and DiMascio

Lane and DiMascio discussed the four primary furlough categories, and reviewed the fifth justification regarding economic reasons, which was added in 2017. They reviewed the reasons, required process, timeline and resolutions involved in furloughs, and stressed the importance of following the School Code rules.

Lane is a 2024 Best Lawyer® for LitigationLabor and Employment. She has practiced in the areas of school, municipal, and labor and employment law for almost 25 years. She is an active member of the Pennsylvania School Boards Association and currently serves as its board secretary.

DiMascio has extensive experience and skill in representing public school districts and municipalities as both a Solicitor and General Counsel. For almost 15 years, she has provided counsel on various critical issues including employee discipline, collective bargaining, and the development and enforcement of policies.

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Alfred C. Maiello
Alfred Maiello

Alfred C. Maiello is the founding member of MBM and has represented area school districts as solicitor for 50 years. He counsels school districts and educational institutions on leading developments in school law and guiding them through their day-to-day and long-term challenges.