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Tuesday, August 06, 2013

"Baseball Nut" Fredric Horowitz '75 to Decide A-Rod's Fate

The power to enforce and uphold Major League Baseball’s 211-game suspension of Alex Rodriguez is in the hands of arbitrator Fredric Horowitz '75, a 60-something Dodgers fan.

Initial reports put the time frame for the arbitrator process at around 45 days, however MLBPA chief Michael Weiner said Monday he didn’t expect a ruling until after the season, likely in November.

“He’s a baseball nut,” said Doug Collins, another arbitrator based in Southern California, of Horowitz. “He’s a Dodgers fan, of course, but he can put that aside when it comes to a case. He’s the consummate professional.”

Horowitz has been an arbitrator since 1988, presiding over such matters as salary arbitration in the National Hockey League to disputes in the airline industry, postal service and county civil service issues.

Read more on the man who will control Alex Rodriguez's fate here.

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

UC Hastings Center for WorkLife Law Awarded $40,000 Grant from Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Funds will enable the Center to provide the labor, business and public policy communities with the academic research they need to make informed decisions that reduce inequality for potentially thousands of low-wage, hourly workers.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

"We are, as they say, everywhere!"

Q&A with Tiela Chalmers '86, CEO of the Alameda County Bar Association.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Rising 2L Evelina Chang: Effortless Networking 101

Rising 2L and Ms. JD 2014 Summer Public Interest Scholarship Winner Evelina Chang answers the question: “What's the best advice you never got when it comes to law school, lawyering, or public interest law?"
Monday, July 14, 2014

New EEOC Guidance “Significant Victory” for Pregnant Workers

Enforcement guidelines cite and adopt theories from expert Professor Joan C. Williams, Center for WorkLife Law.
Friday, July 11, 2014

Thinkers & Doers: July 11, 2014

UC Hastings people in the news and making moves.
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