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Northwestern Encourages Its Football Players To Vote Against Unionization

As we all know by now, the National Labor Relations Board recently sided with a case brought to them by the football players of Northwestern University, which alleged that they are in fact employees of the university and were thus entitled to unionize. That vote is now on the horizon, scheduled to take place at […]

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College Athlete Unionization Topic Reaches The Colbert Report

A short while back, a case was brought against Northwestern University that in part argued that its football players should be considered employees of the university. A regional board ruled that the football players were indeed employees and that they have a right to form a union, which opens up the possibility of future litigation […]

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Northwestern Ruling Of Student-Athletes As Employees One Step Down A Long Road

“The players are one giant step closer to justice”, said Ramogi Huma following the ruling by the National Labor Relations Board yesterday that the student-athletes of Northwestern University are in fact employees of the school. If that’s the case, then the road to athletes actually being paid a salary for their employment—which tends the be […]

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