Mealey's Labor & Employment - College Athletes Sue, Seek To Shatter Compensation Ceiling

TRENTON, N.J. - Four college football and basketball players filed a class complaint on March 17 in New Jersey federal court, accusing the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and five major NCAA conferences of violating Section 1 of the Sherman Act by imposing "an artificial and unlawful ceiling on" the compensation college players may receive (Martin Jenkins, et al. v. National Collegiate Athletic Association, et al., No. 14-1678, D. N.J.).

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