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. That decision “suggests the court now thinks that the longstanding legal rule that employees who are represented by unions can be compelled to pay for the services they receive involves elements of coerced speech,” said Catherine Fisk, a law professor at the University of California, Irvine.
UC Irvine has hired a USC political science professor and former dean as its university provost and executive vice chancellor, rejecting an 11th-hour appeal by a group of UCI faculty to reconsider the candidate’s appointment to the second-most powerful campus administrative post.
Nearly 1,700 health care workers at UCI Medical Center in Orange plan to walk off their jobs early today in a protest over pensions and what they claim is hospital understaffing that compromises the quality of patient care.
OC’s position as a center of eye devices and research is multifaceted and now has Jennifer Simpson, clinical professor of ophthalmology at UC Irvine, leading the development of a new potential treatment to save the eyesight of patients with cystinosis.
85 students graduated from UCI’s School of Law on May 11. The class of 2013 was the second class from one of the most high-profile law schools in the country.
UC Irvine Medical Center has canceled about 70 elective surgeries to prepare for a strike next week by patient care employees who make up 40 percent of hospital staff.
“It’s short, digestible, easily interpretable and easily mis-interpretable,” said David S. Meyer, a University of California, Irvine, sociology professor.