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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Professor Ruben Garcia Provides Commentary on KNPR

http://law.unlv.edu/faculty/ruben-garcia.htmlRuben J. Garcia is a Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

On June 17, he provided commentary on KNPR's segment Convenience Store Employees Sue for Overtime Pay. The segment is about Circle K employees suing the store chain for allegedly misclassifying their type of employment to avoid paying overtime.

"Retail workers, in particular, [is] where we've seen a bevy of lawsuits throughout the country in terms of alleged misclassification. So what's going on allegedly at Circle K and other retail chains is just really the tip of the iceberg in terms of the volume of litigation... ," Professor Garcia said during the interview.

A recognized expert in the field of labor and employment law, Professor Garcia teaches Labor Law, Employment Law, Constitutional Law, and Professional Responsibility at the Boyd School of Law. He has been quoted in the Los Angeles Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Las Vegas Review-Journal, among others, and has appeared on national and local radio and television programs.