Sunday, May 31

Supreme Court rules against nonunion member fees in Janus v. AFSCME decision

The Supreme Court decreased labor unions’ power by ruling against nonmember fees Wednesday morning. In a 5-4 decision along party lines, the conservative-leaning court decided that unions can no longer charge fair share fees to those who choose not to join. Read more...

Photo: AFSCME Local 3299, the UC’s largest labor union, held protests on campus over the case earlier this year. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UC student advisory board looks to address lapses in sexual violence policies

A new University of California advisory board is addressing shortcomings relating to sexual violence across UC campuses. The Title IX Student Advisory Board, which was created in January, consists of one undergraduate and one graduate representative from each UC campus, except UC San Francisco, which has one graduate representative. Read more...

Photo: The UCLA Title IX Office, which is located in Murphy Hall, said it is in the process of hiring additional staff to handle the increased workload and reports from this year. (Daily Bruin file photo)

California and UCLA restrict travel to Oklahoma in response to anti-LGBTQ law

UCLA will join California in barring employees from traveling to Oklahoma, which enacted a law that targets LGBTQ couples. The California Attorney General’s office announced Friday that it would ban public employees from work-related travel to Oklahoma after the state passed a law that allows adoption agencies to turn away LGBTQ couples based on religious beliefs. Read more...

Photo: Although UCLA Athletics does not have to abide by the California Attorney General’s ruling, it will not schedule further commitments with states with discriminatory legislation. (Aubrey Yeo/Daily Bruin senior staff)

‘The Americans’ cast members discuss espionage with former CIA agents

Former CIA operatives recounted stories of Romeo spies and Cold War politics at a panel including actors from FX’s “The Americans.” The officers and actors compared their real-life and on-screen experiences Wednesday at an event hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner and a former CIA officer. Read more...

Photo: Former CIA agents and actors of FX show “The Americans” took part in a panel discussion Wednesday at UCLA. The event was hosted by UCLA’s Burkle Center for International Relations and moderated by Joe Weisberg, the showrunner of “The Americans” and a former CIA officer. (Megana Sekar/Daily Bruin)

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