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NCAA Urges Schools To Discuss Pitfalls Of Unions

The NCAA has provided school leaders with a set of talking points about the potential for a college athletes’ union.

04/14/2014

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College Athletes Take Labor Cause To Capitol Hill

Members of a group seeking to unionize college athletes are looking for allies on Capitol Hill as they brace for an appeal of a ruling that said full scholarship athletes at Northwestern University have the right to form a union.

04/02/2014

EVANSTON, IL - SEPTEMBER 21: General view of Ryan Field is seen before the Northwestern Wildcats play the Maine Black Bears during their college football game on September 21, 2013 in Evanston, Illinois. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

NLRB Says College Athletes Can Unionize

In a ruling that could revolutionize a college sports industry worth billions of dollars &amp a federal agency said football players at Northwestern University can create the nation’s first union of college athletes.

03/26/2014

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College Athletes Can Unionize, Federal Agency Says

In a ruling that could revolutionize college sports, a federal agency has given football players at Northwestern University the green light to unionize.

03/26/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference, announcing the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College QB Testifies In Bid To Form Athlete Union

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is the first witness at a closely watched hearing to determine whether college athletes can form a union.

02/18/2014

A same-sex couple stands in line to receive their marriage license before getting married in San Francisco. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

New Federal Government Policy Impacts Gay Couples

Attorney General Eric Holder’s announcement that the federal government is expanding its recognition of same sex couples received applause and cheers in some circles.

02/10/2014

Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference, announcing the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

College Athletes Take Step Toward Forming Union

Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes.

01/28/2014

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Union Conducts Voter Survey On Cutting Fort Worth PD Budget

Hundreds of Fort Worth residents say they don’t support cutting millions of dollars from the police department’s budget. That’s according to a survey paid for by the Fort Worth Police Officer’s Association.

CBS 11–08/12/2013

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2 Unions Aim To Share Representation Of AA Workers

Two major unions are seeking to avoid a fight and instead share representation of ground workers at Fort Worth-based American Airlines after the company merges with US Airways.

05/14/2013

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Airline Merger Could Divide Labor Union Ranks

The president of the AFL-CIO is worried that the merger of American Airlines and US Airways will trigger a costly fight between two unions over representation of airline ground workers.

04/29/2013

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 14:  Billy Hunter, Executive Director of the National Basketball Players Association speaks at a press conference after National Basketball Players Association  met to discuss the current CBA offer at Westin Times Square on November 14, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Hunter Voted Out As Head Of NBA Players Union

Billy Hunter was ousted unanimously as executive director of the union by NBA players who said Saturday they will “no longer be divided, misled, misinformed.”

02/16/2013

American Airlines Announces New Destinations From LAX, Including Non Stop To Shanghai

American Airlines Agents Narrowly Reject Union Bid

Customer-service agents at American Airlines are narrowly rejecting a union’s bid to represent them in collective bargaining with the company.

01/15/2013

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