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Friday, February 27, 2015

Professor Ruben Garcia Talks Public Employee Unions in Las Vegas Review-Journal

Ruben J. Garcia is a professor of law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Professor Garcia recently spoke to the Las Vegas Review-Journal for a Feb. 23 article titled “Teamsters Seen as Upping Effort to be Clark County Schools Union.” 

The article, which talked about the Teamsters Local 14’s recent filing of a public records request for members of the Clark County Education Association, included comments from Professor Garcia about the union’s motives.

The article read, “Boyd Law School professor Ruben Garcia, who teaches labor relations law, said the public information request could be viewed as an effort to organize the teachers as Teamsters. Garcia said he doesn’t know for sure, but this could be one of several avenues the Teamsters could use to tell the teachers ‘they can be a more effective advocate.’”

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.