Mealey's Labor & Employment - Labor Board Invites The Filing Of Briefs In College Athletes' Dispute

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Labor Relations Board on May 12 issued a notice and invitation to file briefs in a case concerning whether Northwestern University's football players who receive scholarships to play football at the university are employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and are entitled to vote on whether to be represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) for collective bargaining purposes (Northwestern University and College Athletes Players Association $(CAPA$), No. 13-RC-121359, NLRB).

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