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Labor board blocks effort to unionize college athletes

CHICAGO - The National Labor Relations Board on Monday blocked a historic bid by Northwestern University football players to form the nation's first college athletes' union...
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...can create the nation's first union of college athletes. Peter Sung Ohr, the regional director of the National Labor Relations Board, states in a 24-page decision that the players "fall squarely" within the broad definition of employee...
NCAA president: Unionization 'grossly inappropriate'

...they have drawn attention in recent weeks with a lawsuit filed by former athletes about to go to trial and a National Labor Relations Board director's ruling that Northwestern football players should be able to form a union.If the NCAA loses...
Fun tournament, cloudy future for NCAA

...treated is a joke. It's embarrassing from a university standpoint."Last week, a regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players had a right to unionize and likened college players to full-time...
Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions have the College Athletes Players Association represent them. The votes have not been counted while the National Labor Relations Board considers a legal challenge.There are no reports of such union-organizing efforts at any of Michigan's...
High court weighs in on union communications

...said other states will likely bring their laws into conformity with the court's finding and that of the National Labor Relations Board in another case. AFL-CIO supported Peterson's position before the Alaska Supreme Court.According to...
NHL, players' union set to meet at league offices its lockout is legal. In a separate move, the league filed an unfair labor practice charge with the National Labor Relations Board, contending bad-faith bargaining by the union.Those moves were made because the players' association...
Alaska Pulp settles labor case

...ANCHORAGE - Some 95 ex-pulp mill workers will split $11.5 million now that the Alaska Pulp Corp. and the National Labor Relations Board have settled an unfair labor practices case stemming from a 1987 strike at the defunct Sitka plant. After...
Briefly was 89-9 against being represented by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 200, the National Labor Relations Board said. The union has seven days to appeal the results. Some of the 135 workers eligible to vote said they...
State Briefs

...agreement with Austin Maintenance and Construction Inc. is part of a settlement finalized last week with the National Labor Relations Board. The workers had complained they were laid off because they tried to unionize workers on the project. Austin...


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