Mealey's Labor & Employment - Scholarship Football Players Are Eligible To Vote For Collective Bargaining

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Scholarship Football Players Are Eligible To Vote For Collective Bargaining

CHICAGO - Northwestern University's football players who receive scholarships to play football at the university are employees under the National Labor Relations Act and are entitled to vote on whether to be represented by the College Athletes Players Association (CAPA) for collective bargaining purposes, the Chicago regional director of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said March 26 (Northwestern University v. College Athletes Players Association [CAPA], No. 13-RC-121359, U.S. Govt. NLRB, Region 13).

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