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Athletes' Union Responds to Northwestern Appeal

WASHINGTON — The College Athletes Players Association is criticizing Northwestern University’s argument for overturning a ruling that would allow the school’s football players to unionize. 128 more words


Proposed Rule Amending Representation-case Procedures

Docket ID: NLRB-2011-0002

Agency: National Labor Relations Board


The National Labor Relations Board (the Board) has proposed to amend its rules and regulations governing the filing and processing of petitions relating to the representation of employees for purposes of collective bargaining with their employer. 970 more words

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Column: College Athletes Unionizing Splits Opinions Across the Nation


A potentially monumental shift in the way collegiate athletes are, or aren’t, compensated is set to be decided sooner than you may think.  And opinions are more divided than gamblers in Las Vegas predicting who would win the 2014 NCAA Championship between the University of Connecticut and the University of Florida (UConn won 60-54). 869 more words


Northwestern Appeals Decision Allowing Football Players to Unionize

Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr.

As expected, Northwestern University filed an appeal of the decision by the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board finding that the University’s football players were employees and entitled to decide whether to unionize.  303 more words


Can Your Employees Form a Union?

Do you have a unionized workforce? Alternatively, are you worried that your employees, might unionize? Why do many employers shiver or grimace at the thought of unions on their premises? 1,147 more words

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Northwestern QB Siemian Says Union Push Was Rushed, Wrong

(AP) Northwestern’s Trevor Siemian said Wednesday it was wrong for former quarterback Kain Colter and other players to explore unionization without first taking their concerns to their coach and administrators. 655 more words