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Has the Future of Collegiate Athletics Changed Forever?

Yesterday in Chicago, amidst all of the build up to this weekend’s Sweet 16 and Elite 8 NCAA Tournament Games, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a decision that may forever change the face of Collegiate Athletics.  This decision found that members of the Northwestern University football team qualify as Employees under The National Labor Relations Act (“Act”), and thus can unionize.  The National Collegiate Athletic Association (“NCAA”) has long deemed these scholarship athletes Read more […]

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