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 New York State Association of Management Advocates for School Labor Affairs

 Welcome to MASLA!






The New York State Association of Management Advocates For School Labor Affairs (MASLA) welcomes you to its web site.  MASLA is the only association in New York State that is dedicated to advocating management’s position on public sector labor relations issues. This includes Teacher Negotiations, Arbitration, Grievances and Contract Negotiations.


We have approximately 300 members from all areas of New York State. Our membership includes Superintendents of Schools, Human Resource Administrators and Attorneys specializing in Education and Labor Relations Law, and Labor Relations Specialists

Members of MASLA are a network of professionals and experts with experience and knowledge in all aspects of negotiations and public sector labor relations.  Our annual summer conference is the premier conference on Public Sector Negotiations, Education Law and issues pertaining to School Management and Labor Relations. 


Please review our web site and contact the Executive Director or an officer with any questions you may have.













Negotiators Roundtable – This is our annual meeting to review trends in negotiations, share the results of PERB ab arbitration cases and discuss hot topics in the negotiations and labor relations field.  

  • Date: October 25 from 8:30 AM to Noon 
  • Place: OCM BOCES Main Campus, 110 Elwood Davis Road, Liverpool, NY 
  • Details: Continental Breakfast will be served. There is no charge for this event. 


Winter Legal Update – Annual update on legal topics affecting labor relations in New York. Topics to be announced shortly. 

  • Date: December 5 from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM 
  • Place: Six Flags Great Escape, Queensbury, NY 
  • Details: Continental Breakfast and lunch are included. There is $50 charge for this event. 


Central New York Spring Conference – Half day conference sponsored by MASLA, the Madison Oneida Labor Relations and Policy Service, The Jeff-Lewis Office of Employer-Employee Relations and the OCM BOCES Labor Relations Service. Topics to be determined. 

  • Date: March 24 from 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM  
  • Place: OCM BOCES Main Campus, 110 Elwood Davis Road, Liverpool, NY  
  • Details: Lunch is included. There is a $25 registration fee for this event.
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