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.
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.
Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter is the first witness at a closely watched hearing to determine whether college athletes can form a union.
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.
Football players at Northwestern are spearheading the formation of a first-of-its-kind union for college athletes.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Customer-service agents at American Airlines are narrowly rejecting a union’s bid to represent them in collective bargaining with the company.
Pilots won’t lose work, will get to fly the same planes and will keep their seniority. They are among the key terms released Tuesday in a memorandum that the pilots unions of American Airlines and US Airways agreed to in case of a merger.