The National Labor Relations Board unanimously ruled on Monday against a petition by football players from Northwestern University that sought to have them legally declared “employees” for the purpose of potentially unionizing. The NLRB...Show More Summary
At 11:30 a.m. Monday morning, lawyers from Northwestern University and the College Athletes Players Association received the call they’d been waiting for since March of last year. The National Labor Relations Board had decided whether or not football players at Northwestern can form a union. It was the news Kain Colter had feared. Read more...
Fox News reported: CHICAGO – The National Labor Relations Board on Monday overturned a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation’s first college athletes’ union, saying the prospect of union and non-union teams could throw off the competitive balance in college football. The decision throws out a March […]
Retired NBA All-Star Chris Webber thinks college athletes are getting a raw deal when it comes to unionization and compensation. Webber spoke out in support of college athletes after the National Labor Relations Board on Monday dealt...Show More Summary
On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board rejected a historic attempt by Northwestern University football players to unionize as employees of the school. The precedent-setting decision will make it extremely difficult, if not impossible,...Show More Summary
Good morning! It's your daily digest of college football stuff. In a surprising decision, the National Labor Relations Board partially reversed a previous decision, ruling that Northwestern players cannot unionize. Since there are so...Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board on Monday dismissed a bid from Northwestern University football players to form the first-ever college athletes' union, overturning an earlier regional board ruling and ending a year-and-a-half-long...Show More Summary
The National Labor Relations Board punted on deciding whether Northwestern University scholarship football players are employees.
In a surprising decision, the National Labor Relations Board issued a unanimous decision Monday that denies Northwestern football players the right to unionize. The decision overturns a ruling from the NLRB's Chicago office, which said scholarship athletes of private institutions were university employees and had the right to unionize. Show More Summary
The Northwestern football team’s attempt to unionize has reached its end. Today, the National Labor Relations Board overruled a previous decision by NLRB’s Chicago district that gave the players the right to unionize. The national office’s ruling on the issue is final, and the Northwestern football players are left with no recourse to appeal. Read more...
CHICAGO — The National Labor Relations Board on Monday overturned a historic ruling that gave Northwestern University football players the go-ahead to form the nation's first college athletes' union, saying the prospect of union andShow More Summary
Northwestern University football players lost a bid to unionize on Monday when the U.S. National Labor Relations Board dismissed their case, in a setback for elite U.S. student athletes seeking a chunk of the riches generated by college sports.
Northwestern's college football team may not form a union because negotiating terms that would not apply to players at other schools "would not promote stability in labor relations," the National Labor Relations Board ruled today inShow More Summary
The full National Labor Relations Board rejected the initial ruling that Northwestern football players could unionize. They used some strange logic to do so, effectively using a competitive balance argument that since the ruling could only cover private schools, it might give those schools a competitive advantage since they could offer benefits that public schools […]
This is another ruling that benefits the NCAA.
The National Labor Relations Board ruling is a victory for the NCAA amid a tide of legal challenges to its business model.
Last year, a regional National Labor Relations Board director ruled that football players at the school could form the nation's first student-athlete union. That ruling was overturned Monday.
The National Labor Relations Board's decision on Monday that it wasn't going to make any decision on the Northwestern University football unionization case perplexes legal observers and journalists alike.
A unionization bid by Northwestern University football players is dead in the water after the National Labor Relations Board declined to assert jurisdiction over their case. What happened, and what does it mean for college sports?
The National Labor Relations Board today dismissed a historic ruling that Northwestern University football players are school employees who are entitled to form what would be the nation's first union of college athletes. The losing side does not have an option to appeal. "That is it. That's a final and...