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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26

...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...
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...
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...
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...
Outside Editorial: NLRB v, Boeing - and jobs for long. We suspect the end is near for the brief reign of an overbearing pro-union majority on the National Labor Relations Board. That should help to lift an economy in dire need of job creation. It also should lift Chicago's Boeing...
News briefs

...A planned election on whether workers at Alaska Ship and Dry Dock should unionize has been postponed. The National Labor Relations Board stopped the July 26 election after Piledrivers and Divers Local 2520 filed allegations of unfair labor practices...
Judge says Wal-Mart violated worker's rights

ANCHORAGE - A National Labor Relations Board judge has ruled an employee fired from the...cautioned his decision may be reversed. The National Labor Relations Board, which will hear an appeal, has flip-flopped...
EFCA would give power to employees employer not wanting employees to collectively bargain often refuses to recognize the union. Then the National Labor Relations Board is contacted to conduct an election to determine if the union still has majority support. The employer then...
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...


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