~ A Mediator's Musings ~

May 22, 2014 – College Athletes, the Union and the NLRB: Be Careful What You Wish For

In our last musings, we tried to evaluate the implications of the decision by Peter Ohr, Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board, that Northwestern University’s football players receiving athletic scholarships are employees of the university and have the right to vote to join a union under federal law. As we noted, only 17 of the 125 (more…)