By: Bradford L. Livingston, Esq.

In previous posts about possible unionization by Northwestern University’s scholarship football players, I likened the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) to referees who had committed a false start penalty and showed how the union’s game wasn’t just against Northwestern. This time – in a gridiron battle of acronyms worthy

By: Bradford L. Livingston, Esq.

After last week’s post “College Football Unions: Throw the Flag for a False Start,” several readers asked what might happen if the NLRB is eventually upheld in finding that Northwestern University’s scholarship football players are “employees” under Section 2(3) of the National Labor Relations Act and therefore

By:  Anne D. Harris. Esq.

We recently blogged here about a group of Northwestern University football players who filed a petition for union representation. 

On February 12, 2014, the Board held a hearing on the football players’ petition.  Represented by the College Athletes Players Association (“CAPA”), the football players and Northwestern counsel each provided