Labor activists vowed not to abandon their fight to organize college sports teams after the National Labor Relations Board blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players.
The road to a union for college athletes faces a long legal process. Many legal experts believe the case could ultimately wind up before the U.S. Supreme Court, and it may take years to get there.
A group seeking to unionize college athletes is looking for allies as it braces for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes are employees who have the right to form a union.
In a ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars & a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes.
In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize.
Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes.
November 5, 2013