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College Football Players Deserve the Right to Unionize

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

Kain Colter's Union Battle Cost Him More Than He Ever Expected

last weekSports : Deadspin

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...

Labor Board Dismisses Unionization Effort by Northwestern Football Players

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 […]

Chris Webber Subtly Compares NCAA Sports To Slavery

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

Northwestern Football Players Won't Get A Union, But Their Fight Doesn't End Here

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

College sports can't have player unions, so surely the problems will just fix themselves

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 Push to Unionize College Football Players Just Suffered a Huge Blow

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

In NLRB Fight, a Come-from-Behind Win for Northwestern

The National Labor Relations Board punted on deciding whether Northwestern University scholarship football players are employees.

NLRB Rules Northwestern Football Players Cannot Unionize

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

NLRB Rules That Northwestern Football Players Can't Unionize

last weekSports : Deadspin

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...

Northwestern University football players can't unionize after all

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

U.S. Labor Board Dismisses Northwestern Football Players' Union Bid

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.

Ruling: Northwestern Football Players Can't Form Union, May or May Not Be Employees

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

NLRB Reverses Athlete Unionization Decision

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 […]

The End Has Come for Northwestern Football Players’ Unionization Bid

The National Labor Relations Board ruling is a victory for the NCAA amid a tide of legal challenges to its business model.

NLRB Denies Northwestern University Football Players' Bid To Unionize

last weekNews : The Two-Way

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 NLRB's Decision About Northwestern Football Players Unionizing Is Just Plain Weird

last weekSports : Vice: Sports

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.

NLRB To Northwestern Football Union: ¯\_(?)_/¯

last weekSports : Vice: Sports

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?

NLRB Spikes Northwestern Players' Move to Unionize

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...

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